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Afghanistan / Bergdahl Release #1066389

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 31, 2014
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The release of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan, reported. [President OBAMA - says Sgt. Bergdahl is coming home.]

(Pentagon : David Martin) The prisoner exchange of Bergdahl for five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay with Qatar as the intermediary reviewed; photos of Bergdahl and the five prisoners shown; details given about what will be done with Bergdahl. Bergdahl's medical condition discussed..

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The reaction in his hometown of Hailey, Idaho, to Bergdahl's release outlined.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod, Margaret Brennan) The reasons why the US negotiated with the Taliban via Qatar, the state of relations between the US and Afghanistan and the prospects of brokering a peace with the Taliban discussed.

Reporter(s):
Axelrod, Jim;
Martin, David;
Margaret, Jim Axelrod,
Duration:
00:05:40

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