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Libya / Benghazi Terrorism Attack / Hearings / A Discussion #1054271

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) CNN exclusive breaking news on closed-door House hearings with security officers from Benghazi, Libya, about the attack on the embassy that led to the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens examined; details given about Congressional frustration with the committee investigation. ["Benghazi Under Fire" author Red BURTON - says Congress and the CIA are trying to protect whatever was being done in operations in Libya.] The three basic questions about the CIA operation in Libya: what happened in the failed rescue attempt and the political question of what the administration knew about the terrorism attack discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Candy Crowley and former CIA officer Bob Baer and mother of man killed in Benghazi Patricia Smith about Benghazi, Libya. [CROWLEY - talks about the politics involved.] [From San Diego, SMITH - says she has been told nothing by the government and treated like dirt.] [Voice of BAER - explains the procedure by which CIA operatives can testify and have their identity protected.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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