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Islam / Koran Burning #979986

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 09, 2010
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(New Orleans: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Gainesville: Kerry Sanders) The announcement from Florida pastor Terry Jones that he is cancelling plans to burn the Koran on September 11 following a phone call from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates featured; details given of Jones’s claim that burning Korans was linked to plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero in New York City. [JONES – says Imam Feisal Rauf has agreed to move the mosque.] [Islamic Society of Central Florida Imam Muhammad MUSRI†- says he got the commitment to meet with Rauf.] The uncertainty about this deal discussed.

(New Orleans: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The attention given to this situation by high-level officials featured; scenes shown of protests around the world.

(New Orleans: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Taibbi) The view in New York City that there is no deal featured; Rauf’s statement quoted.

Williams, Brian;
Sanders, Kerry;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Taibbi, Mike

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