NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 2009
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Obama’s choice of Leon Panetta to head the CIA featured; details given about Panetta’s background in the Clinton administration and current policies he is likely to cancel. [OBAMA – comments on changes in the intelligence community.] Obama’s naming of new Justice Department lawyers to rewrite intelligence guidelines noted; "New York Times" video shown of Muhammad Saad Iqbal, who was held at Guantanamo Bay without charges. [IQBAL – claims he was tortured.] [Former CIA official Mark LOWENTHAL- expresses doubt about the changes.]
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