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Military / Deserters #790161

CNN Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The increase in the number of deserters from the military noted.

(No location given: Maria Hinojosa) The stories of Darrell Anderson† & Clifford Cornell†, former soldiers who fled to Toronto, Canada, after fighting in the war in Iraq, presented. [CORNELL, ANDERSON - explain why they joined the military; describe the turning point when they decided to desert.] [Attorney Jeffrey HOUSE†- explains the position of deserters he represents.] [Darrell’s mother Anita ANDERSON†- says her son is a hero for refusing to hurt innocent people.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Changes in Canadian immigration laws and the fact that neither Cornell nor Anderson applied for conscientious objector status noted.

Lin, Carol;
Hinojosa, Maria

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