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Terrorism / Interrogation / Justice Department Memos / A Discussion #929312

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 16, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the release by the Justice Department of top secret memos about terrorism interrogation methods under President Bush's administration introduced; President Obama quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live in-studio discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Jeffrey Toobin about the torture memos. [TOOBIN - says civilized countries do not do torture & it is a black mark on the US; comments on federal judge Jay Bybee‡ who got away with this.] [GERGEN - says waterboarding is flat-out torture; comments on whether Bush was lying or not about "torture"; backs Obama's decision not to prosecute in the CIA after the fact; states we do not need a witch hunt in Obama's presidency.]

Cooper, Anderson

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