ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 17, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) President Bush's signing of new rules for tough interrogation of terrorism suspects featured; details given about legal questions raised by the Military Commissions Act of 2006 & of the specifics of the legislation. [BUSH - promotes the bill.] [National Inst. of Military Justice Eugene FIDELL, White House press secretary Tony SNOW, lawyer for Guantanamo Bay detainees Thomas WILNER- offer views on the new law.] The criticism of the bill by Democratic Senator Russ Feingold quoted & why this has not been a winning issue for the Democrats discussed.
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