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Syria / ISIS / The Foleys #1071475

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 12, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Yesterday's interview with Diane Foley, the mother of American journalist James Foley, who was executed by ISIS in Syria, noted. [FOLEY - says we were told we might be prosecuted, that the government would do no military actions & just trust Jim would be freed; comments on the freeing of Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, the rescue effort when the location was long known, how her son deserved to come home, receiving a ransom request & how we were left to reply, on her legacy foundation to help develop a policy.]

(Washington: Pamela Brown) The reaction to last night's Foley interview outlined; government statement quoted. [Secretary of State John KERRY - denies the Foleys were threatened.] [Former prosecutor Ryan CUNNINGHAM - opposes threats.] [White House spokesman Josh EARNEST - comments on the rescue effort.] [FOLEY - says our family had to find our way through this on our own.] The issue of whether a family has ever been prosecuted for paying a ransom to terrorists discussed,

Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela

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