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Afghanistan / Bergdahl Release / Hometown / A Discussion #1066429

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 06, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The questions surrounding the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released after having been held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan, re-introduced. [With Jim Acosta, national security adviser Susan RICE - defends calling Bergdahl honorable while he is being tried in the court of public opinion.]

(Hailey, Idaho: Ed Lavandera) The impact of the backlash against Bergdahl on his hometown of Hailey, Idaho, examined; details given about the cancellation of the planned homecoming with negative e-mails quoted. [Family friend Stefanie O'NEIL†- says we cannot welcome him back at this time.] [In 2013, father Bob BERGDAHL - defends Bowe.] ["Idaho Mountain Express" newspaper editor Greg FOLEY - comments on the reaction.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former "New York Times" writer David Rohde and former CIA officer Bob Baer about the reaction to Bergdahl. [BAER - says there never was real intelligence on Bergdahl's captivity; states Afghanistan is full of unfounded rumors.] [ROHDE - talks about the private contractors and what they said in his own captivity case.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed
Duration:
00:06:50

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