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Cheney Shooting / Heart Attack #819351

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Suzanne Malveaux) The silence from Vice President Dick Cheney about his accidental shooting of quail hunting partner Harry Whittington, who has had a heart attack since being hospitalized, reviewed. [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - says we will focus on pressing priorities.] Statements from former White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater & President Bush's first press secretary, Ari Fleischer, quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) The unusual situation involving Whittington's heart attack due to the shotgun pellets in his chest & the decision to leave the pellet in the heart discussed; heart model & animated diagram shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bruce Morton) Hunting among American politicians examined; examples cited & scenes shown of shooting & non-shooting presidents.

Cooper, Anderson;
Malveaux, Suzanne;
Gupta, Sanjay;
Morton, Bruce

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