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Libya / Uprising / Air Strikes, Kadhafi #990553

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Coalition air strikes against Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's forces reviewed; Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Representative John Boehner quoted.

(Tripoli: Mark Phillips) The fifth day of the coalition bombing campaign over Libya featured; scenes shown of the bombing, Kadhafi's speech, the smaller pro-Kadhafi crowds; details given about bombing and shelling around Tripoli. [Royal Air Force Air Vice-Marshall Greg BAGWELL†- says the Libyan air force no longer exists.] A possible weakening of Kadhafi's position discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Phillips, Mark

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