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Sen. Arlen Specter, In Pakistan, Tells MSNBC: I Learned Of Bhutto Death From CNN

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In the NoonET hour of MSNBC's coverage of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto anchor Tamron Hall interviewed Sen. Arlen Specter, who is in Islamabad. Sen. Specter and Rep. Patrick Kennedy were supposed to meet with Bhutto tonight. Hall asked Specter how he learned the news of Bhutto's death. "Watching CNN," Specter said. "We heard first that there had been a suicide bomber attempt...then we heard that she was hurt critically and then the news came in that it was fatal."

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