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Britain / Tabloid Hacking #1002023

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 07, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The shutdown of the British tabloid "News of the World" amid the scandal caused by journalists hacking into private voice mails featured; details given about the hacking of Prince William, celebrities, missing teen Milly Dowler and families of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Owner Rupert MURDOCH – jokes about running away from reporters.] [British Prime Minister David CAMERON – says we’re talking about murder and terrorist victims.] [Actor Hugh GRANT††- says there’s a national sense of revulsion.] [Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Sir David RICHARDS†, fallen soldier’s father Tony PHILIPPSON††- react.] The announcement that former editor Andy Coulson†† will be arrested noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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