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Libya / Uprising #991907

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The rebellion in Libya introduced; scenes shown of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi delivering a speech.

(Tobruk, Libya: Richard Engel) The fight for control of Libya featured; scenes shown of demonstrators at the border crossing from Egypt and of soldiers who have joined the rebels and are giving them weapons; details given about signs Kadhafi has lost control of parts of the country and claims that he has brought in mercenaries.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Saloum, Egypt: Stephanie Gosk) Kadhafi’s response to the protestors’ demand for regime change featured; scenes shown of fighting in the streets of Tripoli, people fleeing into Egypt. [Voice of WOMAN – explains what is happening.] [On state TV, KADHAFI {thru translator} – says he will die as a martyr.] [London School of Economics Alia BRAHIMI†- says Kadhafi is totally removed from reality.] The resignation of Libya’s Interior Minister and many ambassadors and the use of a pre-Kadhafi flag noted.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Gosk, Stephanie

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