CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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(Deborah Feyerick) Breaking news on two deadly ricin letters sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg examined; details given about the letters threatening the mayor about his views on guns, the testing of the letters and where they were sent to. [BLOOMBERG - talks about police and postal procedures.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with national security expert Fran Townsend and CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the ricin letters. [TOWNSEND - explains what testing will learn about the letters and who sent them and how terrorists use the compound as a weapon.] [By phone, GUPTA - explains the danger of ricin as a toxin, the problems with weaponizing the substance, how ricin victims are treated.]
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