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Ft. Hood, Texas / Shootings / Hasan / Kenniff Interview #952798

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The charges against Maj. Nidal Hasan for the shootings at the Army base at Ft. Hood, Texas, reported.

(Washington: Brian Todd) The missed signals about Hasan's behavior reviewed; details given about the criticism of his medical abilities, his classroom presentations, discussions about his mental stability & the military's reluctance to discipline a Muslim soldier. [Darnall Army Medical Center Col. Kimberly KESLING†- comments on Hasan's residency report.] [Former Army National Guard JAG officer retired Capt. Tom KENNIFF†- speaks about forces in the military hesitant to single out Muslim soldiers.] [Retired Army Gen. Russel HONORE†- says something was missed about Hasan.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An order from President Obama of a review of Hasan & the shooting noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Kenniff about Hasan, missed signals & political correctness. [KENNIFF - says the Army has been pursuing complaints about discrimination so it is difficult to risk careers over calling for an investigation as of someone like Hasan; outlines the role of the military in integrating before society.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Todd, Brian

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