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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The announcement from ISIS that American hostage aid worker Kayla Mueller% is dead reported.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The veracity of ISIS claims about the hostage's death in an air strike & a report that ISIS will try to abduct more western hostages discussed; scenes shown from Syria of the site of a Jordanian air strike.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Mueller's background as a volunteer activist, her work with aid groups in Syria & her kidnapping in Aleppo reviewed; photos & online video shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Peter Bergen & David Rohde, who had been a Taliban hostage, about this hostage & other past hostages. [ROHDE - explains the concept of keeping her name out of the news; comments on how the hostages communicated between each other.] [BERGEN - offers views on ISIS claims she was killed in a Jordanian air strike; comments on ISIS desire to kidnap westerners as hostages.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Starr, Barbara
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