CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 2009
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(Washington: Tom Foreman) The revelations from secret memos over the torture of terrorism detainees using harsh interrogation techniques featured; details given about the extensive waterboarding of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed & Abu Zubaydah. [At the CIA, OBAMA - speaks out about being on the better side of history.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- comments.] The criticism from Republicans noted. [On Fox, former CIA director Gen. Michael HAYDEN- states opposition.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Time.com intelligence analyst Robert Baer & "Human Intelligence, "Counterterrorism & National Leadership" author Gary Berntsen about the memos. [BAER, BERNTSEN - say we need to see if the interrogations were justified.] [BERNTSEN - opposes releasing the memos.] Other material: [CHENEY - speaks about the release of the memos & reports about what we gained from these activities.]
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