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Breaking News: Osama Bin Ladin killed by U.S. Forces, CBS Radio Network | May 1, 2011

The nation learned late this first of May, 2011, that with receipt of intelligence from Pakistan, President Obama authorized American forces to enter Pakistan and mount an assault on a Mansion housing terror mastermind Osama Bin Ladin. After a firefight, Bin Ladin was killed, and US Forces took possession of his body.

President Obama addresses the nation, surrounded by coverage by the CBS Radio Network recorded from WCBS 880 AM New York.

Webmaster’s note: This is simply the most important announcement, and most emotional news our nation has heard in 10 years. To our armed forces personnel: Thank you SO MUCH for your service!

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  1. In regards to Osama Bin Laden’s death, I want to see the death certificate – the long form!


  2. Thanks for posting this aircheck taken off-air.

    Not the best sound quality, but a great soundbite.

    It appears to be from 11:05 to 11:48 P.M. EDT May 1st, 2011.


    • I think that’s correct. I seem to remember after shutting down the recording looking at the clock and it was just after midnight as I was editing.


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