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Spitzer / Sex Scandal / Resignation / Itzler Interview #887735

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the woman in question in the New York Governor Eliot Spitzer prostitution case introduced; MySpace page for "Ashley Alexandra Dupre" shown.

(New York: Drew Griffin) The 22-year-old prostitute's background reviewed; scenes shown from outside her apartment in Manhattan; details given from her "New York Times" short interview and from her mother's statement about her.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Spitzer's resignation letter quoted.

(New York: Jason Carroll) Spitzer's resignation and his role as a moral crusader featured. [SPITZER - says he is resigning and apologizes.] [Former district attorney Stuart MEISSNER†, Equality Now Taina BIEN-AIME†, "New York Observer" Joe CONASON†, Democratic strategist James CARVILLE†- comment on Spitzer.] What Spitzer plans to do next discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former pimp Jason Itzler† about the world of high-priced escorts. [ITZLER - comments on Spitzer's involvement with prostitutes, why the women worked for him.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew;
Carroll, Jason

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