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"Zero Dark Thirty" / Hunt for Bin Laden / A Discussion #1035178

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issues raised by the new film "Zero Dark Thirty" about the ten-year hunt for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† introduced; film clip shown; details given about the graphic torture/interrogation scenes in the movie. Live discussion held with CNN's Peter Bergen and former CIA officer Bob Baer about the veracity of the film. [BERGEN - explains how the interrogation scenes in earlier drafts were overwrought and still very visceral indicating torture got bin Laden; states the bottom line will be the torture in the film.] [BAER - says it is not true that torture led to bin Laden: rather it was traditional intelligence methods.]
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