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Afghanistan / Bergdahl Release / His Background / Sedney Background #1066310

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 04, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Hailey, Idaho: George Howell) A look at the upbringing of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan, presented; scenes and photos shown from his hometown in Idaho's back country. [Voice of father Bob BERGDAHL - describes the land Bowe played in as a kid.] [Family friends Sue MARTIN†, Dylan FULMER, ballet teacher Sherry HORTON†- talk about Bowe's life.] How the local people are staying out of the politics of the story discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former deputy secretary of defense David Sedney about Bergdahl, the deal and Bowe's family. [SEDNEY - offers his views on the deal of the prisoner exchange, but Bowe was a pawn of issues beyond his control with the role of Pakistan with the group that held Bergdahl; comments on his meeting with the Bergdahl family and the talking points he was given about a possible release, on the action of father Bob Bergdahl.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Howell, George
Duration:
00:08:40

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