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Terrorism / Interrogation / Justice Department Memos #929299

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 16, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jan Crawford Greenberg) The release by the Justice Department of top secret memos about terrorism interrogation methods under President Bush's administration examined; details given about CIA techniques, including waterboarding, used in secret prisons around the world after September 11, 2001, including against 9/11 suspect Abu Zubaydah† & other high-value detainees. [With ABC's Jonathan Karl, recently, former Vice President Dick CHENEY - says these tactics did not go too far.] [ACLU director Anthony ROMERO†- says laws were broken & the Justice Department justified illegal acts.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The surprising details about the interrogation methods & the criticism of Obama from the left & the right about this release of documents discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Greenberg, Jan Crawford;
Stephanopoulos, George

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