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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The US-led attack in Libya introduced; scenes shown of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi speaking and the wreckage of a US plane on the ground.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The military campaign in Libya reviewed; details given about the recovery of the airmen from the F-15 plane and the support of the civilians; scenes shown of the downed plane. [Injured LIBYAN {thru translator} – says we would have escorted the pilot to safety.] [Voice of “The Telegraph” reporter Rob CRILLY†- says these people were desperate to show their support for America.] [In Moscow, Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – responds to criticism from Russia about civilian casualties.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Tripoli: Jim Maceda) The air strikes and the mood of the people in Tripoli featured; scenes shown of a damaged naval warehouse and of Kadhafi supporters. [Libyan government SPOKESMAN – wonders why they destroyed this building.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Benghazi: Richard Engel) The rebels’ realization that they need outside military advisors in order to make advances against Kadhafi’s forces featured; scenes shown of rebels attacking a tank in Benghazi.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The US role in this campaign featured; details given of President Obama’s vow that the US will relinquish control to an allied coalition.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Maceda, Jim;
Engel, Richard;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:07:40

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