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CIA / Brennan Hearing / Drones #1043004

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 07, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The testimony from CIA director nominee John Brennan at his Senate confirmation hearing featured; scenes shown of protests in the room; details given about Brennan’s role in harsh interrogations during the Bush administration and in targeted killings by drones. [Senator Saxby CHAMBLISS†- questions Brennan about enhanced interrogation techniques {EITs}.] [BRENNAN - says he objected to certain EITs, including waterboarding and nudity; says it’s never better to kill a terrorist than detain him.] [Senator Ron WYDEN†- says the committee is stonewalled on other requests.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; Capitol: Michael Isikoff) President Obama’s release of rules governing the use of drones discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Isikoff, Michael

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