Reaction to Moussaoui Verdict

A federal judge formally hands down a life in prison verdict for admitted terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui in Alexandria, Virginia Thursday morning.

Jurors rejected the death penalty yesterday, deciding instead Moussauoui should remain in prison for life, without the possibility of release, after he admitted being part of the 9/11 conspiracy.

About a dozen local relatives of people who died in the 9/11 attacks watched the verdict via closed-circuit TV at the federal courthouse in South Boston. Three chose to speak with reporters. Fred Thys reports on their reaction to Moussaoui's sentence.

This program aired on May 4, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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Fred Thys reported on politics and higher education for WBUR.



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