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Terrorism / Guantanamo Bay / Detainees #911579

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2008
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) President-elect Barack Obama's promise during the presidential election campaign to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) CBS News exclusive story on the possibility of moving the Guantanamo detainees to the Navy base at Charleston, South Carolina, examined; photos shown of terrorists Jose Padilla and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed‡; details given about the problems in housing the prisoners in the US. [August 1, 2007, OBAMA - promises to close Guantanamo.] [Brookings Inst. Benjamin WITTES†- raises questions about our detainee policy in the war on terrorism.] [Former federal prosecutor David LAUFMAN†- raises legal issues about the prisoners.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Martin, David

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