'Anderson' is in repeats this week and we decided to take a look back to a special Anderson Cooper anchored that aired on AC360, Friday, December 23rd, 2011.
By February, the unrest sweeping Egypt and Tunisia had also reached Libya. Demonstrators took the streets in Benghazi. And in Tripoli, demanding an end to Moammar Gadhafi's rule. His army met them with force. A blood bath began and wouldn't end for eight more months. The opposition would eventually get in a foot hole and make a major advance throughout the country with the help of NATO.
Nic Robertson was in Tripoli, the capital. One of the first reporters there in the early days of the uprising