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Football / Te'o Hoax / A Discussion #1037459

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The complicated hoax around Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o re-introduced; phone audio played; details given about the Te'o hoax story. [On CNN last night, Diane O'MEARA - explains what Ronaiah Tuiasosopo did.] Te'o's interview with ABC's Katie Couric reviewed. [On "Katie," TE'O - recounts his relationship with "Lennay Kekua" that started on Facebook, her similarities, why he did not visit her in the hospital, how he was told about Lennay's death, why he talked about her death after being told of the lies.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with sportswriter Jeremy Schaap and's Tim Burke about the believability of Te'o's story. [In-studio, SCHAAP - says he believes Te'o and what he thought about the "voices" of Lennay and elements of his story; outlines whether Te'o was in on the hoax or was the victim.] [BURKE - comments on the answers Te'o gave in the interview with Katie Couric; explains how there are three hoaxes in the story and how there were confederates in on the hoax with Tuiasosopo.] Other material: [On "Katie," TE'O - explains how he was not forthcoming about the story.] A voice mail from "Lennay" played.

Cooper, Anderson

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