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Terrorism / 9/11 Trials #952872

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The Justice Department decision to try 9/11 attack terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed along with four accused accomplices in civilian court in New York City & a military trial for a major suspect & four other terrorists in the 2000 attack on the USS Cole reported.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The decision on & reaction to the 9/11 trials reviewed; a government statement quoted; details given about the evidence & questions of security. [President OBAMA - says Mohammed will be subject to the demands of justice.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - expects to seek the death penalty; predicts a successful outcome.] [Wife of 9/11 victim Kristin BREITWEISER†, father of 9/11 victim Lee IELPI†- offer view on prosecuting the terrorists.] [Columbia University law school professor Matthew WAXMAN†- talks about the legal problems.] [NYC police commissioner Ray KELLY, Representative Pete KING - comment.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, Terry Moran) The pitfalls to the trial of the 9/11 terrorists, including the issues of torture interrogation, how can they have a fair trial with a New York jury pool & the possibility of guilty pleas from martyred defendants, discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The guests on "This Week" named.

Gibson, Charles;
Thomas, Pierre;
Terry, Charles Gibson,

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