CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 2009
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(Pentagon: David Martin) The debate over harsh interrogation tactics examined; details recalled about President Obama’s release of memos describing methods used on Al Qaeda suspects. [Last night OBAMA – says waterboarding is torture.] [Former CIA officer Michael SCHEUER- offers a view.] [Former State Department counselor Philip ZELIKOW- says you don’t need to break laws to get the good intelligence.] [Interrogator “Matthew ALEXANDER” – recalls persuading an Al Qaeda operative to cooperate in finding terrorist leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi.]
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