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Terrorism / Secret Prisons / A Discussion #838120

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 2006
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(Washington: Charles Gibson) The announcement by President Bush that the CIA has been holding Al Qaeda suspects in secret prisoners outside the US introduced.

(White House: Martha Raddatz) The imprisoned terror suspects, who will now be transferred to Guantanamo Bay & will be tried, featured; photos shown of some of the detainees. [BUSH - says these are dangerous men & the details of their confinement will not be divulged; talks about the message of the prosecutions.]

(Washington: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Ross) The supersecret CIA operation examined; details given about the targeting of the Library Tower in Los Angeles & other plots & about the method of CIA interrogation. [Former counterterrorism chief Robert GRENIER†- talks about the L.A. plot.] [BUSH - says the program is a vital tool; recounts how detainees Abu Zubaydah†† & "KSM" {Khalid Sheikh Mohammed††} provided information via interrogation; states the US does not torture.]

(Washington: Charles Gibson; Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The legal means by which the president wants to try these prisoners & how Bush virtually convicted them in his speech today discussed.

(Washington: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) Whether the president can get the Senate vote for legislation allowing the trial of the detainees & the political consequences of Bush's series of speeches on terrorism discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha;
Ross, Brian;
Karl, Jonathan;
Stephanopoulos, George

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