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Britain / Detention / Miranda, Greenwald Interview / A Discussion (Part II) #1050216

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The detention in London's airport of David Miranda, the spouse of "The Guardian" journalist Glenn Greenwal, who has been the conduit for NSA leaker Edward Snowden, reported. [Deputy White House press secretary Josh EARNEST†- says the British government gave us a heads-up, but the dentention was done by Britain.] The Greenwald-Miranda interview continued. [GREENWALD - reacts to the US being aware Britain detained his partner and did nothing; states he will be emboldened in his reporting because of this incident; notes lawyers have filed a lawsuit against the British authorities; notes what Snowden is doing in Russia.] [MIRANDA - expresses relief when he got back to Brazil.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Government Accountability Project Jesselyn Radack† about the Miranda detention, [TOOBIN - defends the British detention of Miranda because he was being used by a "mule" to transfer classified NSA material suggests ha had stolen information; criticizes the government activity at "The Guardian."] [RADACK - says the computer records had to do with journalism; calls it the criminalization of journalism.]

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