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CIA / Petraeus Resignation #1034970

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The resignation of CIA director Gen. David Petraeus due to an extramarital affair reported.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Petraeus’s sudden, stunning resignation examined; details given about his military career, his personal life, including wife Holly, and the investigation into communications with biographer Paula Broadwell; statements from Petraeus and Senator Dianne Feinstein† quoted; photo shown of CIA deputy director Michael Morell, who will replace Petraeus. [In April, 2011, President OBAMA, PETRAEUS – speak about Petraeus becoming CIA director.] [H. PETRAEUS – speaks for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.] [BROADWELL – talks about interviewing Petraeus.] [NBC counterterrorism analyst Michael LEITER†- says you can’t have a CIA director when there’s not perfect trust.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio discussion held with NBC military analyst retired Col. Jack Jacobs about Petraeus. [JACOBS – comments on Petraeus’s reputation and contributions; notes the best time to get out bad news is at the beginning.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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