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Terrorism / Memo / Prisoner Abuse #930348

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on a military memo on harsh interrogation techniques calling it torture reported; unsigned Joint Personnel Recovery Agency memo quoted.

(Washington: Ed Henry) The decision to release photos of the abuse of prisoners in Iraq & Afghanistan featured; details given about how President Obama mediated a dispute between CIA director Leon Panetta & Attorney General Eric Holder over whether or not to release the material. [Republican strategist John FEEHERY†- opposes releasing the photos; says this will hurt Obama's agenda.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- comments on the decision-making process.] [Democratic strategist Paul BEGALA - comments on Obama spinning plates; raises the issue of an independent commission.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed

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