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Supreme Court / Kavanaugh Nomination / Ford Charges / A Memory Discussion #1130450

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The standoff over whether Christine Blasey Ford will show for the Monday Senate hearings about her sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh introduced; the positions of Senator Chuck Grassley & Ford outlined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Shan Wu & University of California at Irvine cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Loftus about the reliability of Ford's claims about what happened 30 plus years ago. [From California, LOFTUS - offers views on memory decay over time with the key issue when did For attack the came "Brett Kavanaugh" to it, the need for more expert testimony about the psychology of this kind of event.] [WU - offer views on of corroboration being the key, so we need an investigation, how somebody else knows something: it is not just he said/she said.]

Cooper, Anderson

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