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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Drew Griffin) Reports on the problems with the federal air marshals program examined; details given about the TSA investigation following a CNN news report. [Transportation Security Administration head Kip HAWLEY††- questions CNN's numbers.] [Former air marshal Jeff DENNING†- recounts being called by the TSA, going to Iraq with the reserves, being called by the federal government about his personal e-mails.] The TSA position on looking at government e-mails quoted. [In shadow, air MARSHAL - speaks out about air marshals contacting the media.] The TSA "witchhunt" about who sent e-mails to CNN about the air marshals and how "Drew Griffin" got on the terrorism watchlist and is stopped on his every airport trip discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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