CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Obama's readying to return home noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, Gloria Borger, David Gergen and Peter Bergen about the president in Afghanistan; inset video of Obama in the country shown. [FLEISCHER, BEGALA, BORGER, GERGEN - offer brief views on Obama's speech on foreign policy and where we stand in Afghanistan.] [BERGEN - comments on the background for the US agreement with Afghanistan; talks about the Taliban and their relative weakness.] [GERGEN - comments on the White House public relations handling of Afghanistan; believes the administration went overboard about bin Laden; notes we are entering a new period in the region: we are not safe in this new world.] [BORGER - says Obama is saying we are winding down two wars.] Other material: [In speech, OBAMA - comments on the operation that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.]
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