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Pakistan / Bin Laden Killing / The Compound / The Photos #993021

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 2011
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The muted reaction in Pakistan to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† reviewed. [Three PAKISTANIS {thru translator} - believe it is all fake.]

(Ground Zero: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Abbottabad: Nic Robertson) A look at the outside of the compound in Abbottabad where bin Laden was killed featured; scenes shown from outside the walls, the compound building, people outside, blood on the floor, an ad for a girls school on the wall. [PAKISTANI - expresses surprise.] The rumors about the compound, how the local people may not have known, but local intelligence should have known about the secretive occupants discussed.

(Ground Zero: Anderson Cooper) The questions about releasing photos of the dead bin Laden raised. [With Katie Couric, CIA director Leon PANETTA - says the photos could be used for revenge.]

(Ground Zero: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "The Ballad of Abu Ghraib" author Philip Gourevitch† and CNN's Peter Bergen about the photos. [GOUREVITCH - explains why the photos should not be immediately released; calls the celebrations unseemly; comments on the significance of the Abu Ghraib photos.] [BERGEN - explains why the photos should be released.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Robertson, Nic

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