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Terrorism / Government Powers / Immigration Program #655219

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eileen O'Connor) The administration's "get in free" plan for immigrants on temporary visas who offer information on terrorism examined. [Disguised foreign ENGINEER - worries about being "interviewed."] [Attorney General John ASHCROFT - says we will help you obtain citizenship; explains the procedure for those bringing information.] [Immigration attorney David ROTHWELL - raises questions.] The government's search for young men of Middle Eastern origin discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: John King) The governmental powers in the war on domestic terrorism examined; details given about how military tribunals will work and about detentions, wiretapping and attorney-client conversations. [At gathering of federal prosecutors, BUSH - says we are at war; indicates non- citizens who commit murder are "unlawful combatants."] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - hopes the list of detainees can be gotten down.] Findings of a "CNN"/Gallup poll on the public's view of the administration's quest for new powers cited.

Brown, Aaron;
King, John;
O'Connor, Eileen

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