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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The question of whether Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi is trying to find an exit introduced. [In ABC News exclusive interview, Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - comments on the report that one or two of Kadhafi's sons may have been killed and on reports he and others may be looking for a way out.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Martha Raddatz) What Kadhafi is doing and how he is reaching out in the confusion as his air defenses have been hit discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Ghot Sultan, eastern Libya: Alex Marquardt) The crash of a US F-15 plane and the recovery of the crew featured; scenes from the wreckage site in Ghot Sultan and a virtual view of what happened to the plane and to the two officers shown; details given about help from the villagers.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(No location given: Martha Raddatz) A look at the F-15 plane featured; scenes shown of the reporter in a training flight, including learning emergency operations. [Former fighter pilot retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD†- explains what happens with and after an ejection.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) More of the exclusive Clinton interview presented. [CLINTON - talks about the plane rescue; comments on the timetable for the US role in the operation in Libya; states there are two sides: the U.N. mandate and what about Kadhafi; downplays the story line about her personal role in President Obama's making the decision to engage; indicates she will stay in the job at least until the beginning of the next term.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the Clinton interview noted.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Martha, Diane Sawyer,;
Marquardt, Alex;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:11:30

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