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Terrorism / Guantanamo Detainees / Trials #911321

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 2008
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(Amman: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The start of the terror trials for detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, beginning with the case of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's former driver Salim Hamdan†, featured; details given of the limitations on the detainees’ rights. [Hamdan’s attorney Charlie SWIFT†- says these cases are too important to do incorrectly.] [June 4, Office of Military Commissions legal advisor Brig. Gen. Thomas HARTMANN†- says protections were provided to these accused.] [Attorney General Michael MUKASEY†- says we need to protect our national security secrets.]

Couric, Katie;
Orr, Bob

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