Life Sentence for Shoe Bomber Richard Reid, the al Qaeda follower who tried to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight with explosives hidden in his shoes, is sentenced to life in prison. Reid gets the maximum sentence after declaring himself a soldier of war. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.
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Life Sentence for 'Shoe Bomber' Reid

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Life Sentence for 'Shoe Bomber' Reid

Life Sentence for 'Shoe Bomber' Reid

Life Sentence for 'Shoe Bomber' Reid

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Richard Reid, the al Qaeda follower who tried to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight with explosives hidden in his shoes, is sentenced to life in prison. Reid gets the maximum sentence after declaring himself a soldier of war. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.