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Afghanistan / Bergdahl Release #1123137

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 04, 2014
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(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Washington: Bob Orr) Taliban video of the handover of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan to US Special Forces examined.

(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Margaret Brennan) Bergdahl’s service record in Afghanistan before he was captured reviewed; photo shown of Pvt. Matthew Martinek†, who was killed while searching for Bergdahl. [Martinek’s mother Cheryl BRANDES††, stepfather LUCCIONI††- comment.] What charges Bergdahl might be facing discussed.

(Studio: Maurice DuBois) The cancellation of homecoming festivities in Hailey, Idaho reported.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Anger among Congressmembers over President Obama’s failure to notify them about the exchange of Taliban prisoners for Bergdahl featured; details given about reactions from Senators Mark Kirk†† and Marco Rubio to claims about Bergdahl’s health.

DuBois, Maurice;
Orr, Bob;
Brennan, Margaret;
Cordes, Nancy

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