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Convicted Bomber Released but Lockerbie Case Far from Over

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Scotland has released the only man convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Critics claim the British government was motivated by interest in Libya's oil reserves. Meantime, some observers still question the 2001 conviction of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, who's now being treated in Libya for terminal prostate cancer. How much will ever be known about the actual Lockerbie incident and the release of the man sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of 270 people? Sara Terry guest hosts. Also, NATO airstrikes in Afghanistan kill scores of people, and President Obama wants to be there on the first day of school, with a pep talk for the nation's students. Conservatives say no way.

Banner image: Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi arrives at Glasgow Airport to board a plane after arriving from Greenock Prison on August 20, 2009 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photo: Danny Lawson - Pool/Getty Images

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Host:
Sara Terry

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Rebecca Mooney