Last Thursday, convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, was released from prison because he is suffering from terminal prostate cancer. NPR's Rob Gifford provided reaction from the residents of Lockerbie regarding this release on All Things Considered.
Pan Am Flight 103 crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988 just a few days before Christmas. That day Robert Siegel talked with NPR's Bill Buzenberg about the crash on All Things Considered.
Twelve years later on All Things Considered, NPR's Julie McCarthy covered the trial of the two bombing suspects. On the second day of the trial, Julie captured audio of al-Megrahi's daughter defending her father.