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Supreme Court / Terrorism Program #875002

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The refusal by the Supreme Court to hear a case brought by German citizen Khalid al-Masri against the CIA "rendition" {kidnapping} of terrorism suspects to he held in secret overseas prisons examined; details given about the arguments by President Bush's administration in the case that state secrets were on the line and of the views of civil libertarians. [MASRI - {thru translator} describes what happened to him.] [ACLU legal director Steven SHAPIRO†- says the government has kept the court from making a review.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) The terrorism interrogation techniques examined; details given about the message from CIA director Michael Hayden† to CIA employees about the use of secret prisons and special interrogation. [HAYDEN - says the intelligence is irreplaceable.] Animation shown of "waterboarding," which was used on three prisoners, including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attack. [BUSH - cites the need to obtain intelligence.]

Couric, Katie;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David

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