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Terrorism / Waterboarding / Levin #876863

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A look at waterboarding, the interrogation technique approved for use by President Bush that creates the sensation of drowning, introduced.

(Washington: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The government's use of waterboarding to question suspects like 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed examined; details given about how Justice Department official Daniel Levin† underwent the waterboarding procedure in 2004 and what he later said about its use; demonstration shown. [Former judge advocate general of the Navy retired R/Adm. John HUTSON†- explains this torture technique.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, Brian Ross) The decision by CIA director Michael Hayden to ban the use of waterboarding, the question of why the administration won't state it is no longer using the procedure and how the CIA believes it is an effective option discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The status of the nomination of Michael Mukasey to the post of attorney general updated.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Greenburg, Jan Crawford;
Brian, Charles Gibson,
Duration:
00:04:20

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