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Libya Aims to Attract U.S. Tourists

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Libya Aims to Attract U.S. Tourists

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Libya Aims to Attract U.S. Tourists

Libya Aims to Attract U.S. Tourists

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Since the White House lifted a travel ban on Libya last month, U.S. businessmen have rushed to the oil-rich North African country. But the Libyan government also wants American tourist dollars, and it's using its miles of Mediterranean coastline and well-preserved ruins as key selling points. NPR's Nick Spicer reports.