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Bezos vs. "National Enquirer" / A Discussion #1134660

CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The battle for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with the "National Enquirer" over compromising photos with him charging the owners with blackmail & extortion & the legal deal for AMI in the Karen McDougal case introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former prosecutor Shan Wu & Carl Bernstein over the Bezos case. [WU - offers views on how this case could be considered blackmail & extortion by the "National Enquirer" against Bezos, owner of the "Washington Post;" how this could jeopardize the AMI immunity deal with a possible money trail back to the Saudis: possible foreign influence in the election.] [BERNSTEIN - offers views on how Bezos acted heroically by not being intimidated by the extortion demand that the Post stop reporting honestly, on Katherine Graham of the Post not caving in to extortion by President Richard Nixon.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:06:20

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