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Hariri Funeral Draws Throngs in Beirut

Hundreds of thousands jam the streets for the funeral of murdered former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in downtown Beirut. Hariri's family asked that no state officials from either Lebanon or Syria attend. Michele Norris talks with Nicholas Blanford of the Christian Science Monitor.

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