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Terrorism / CIA Abuse #953047

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Pete Williams) The investigation into the practices of former President George Bush’s administration following the release of documents detailing the CIA’s interrogations of terror suspects after 9/11 discussed.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The litany of abuses by CIA interrogators reviewed; details given of the decision to put the FBI in charge of interrogations and the techniques used on Abdel al-Nashiri† and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. [Former CIA officer Robert BAER†- says it’s a violation of American law.] [ACLU attorney Jameel JAFFER†- wonders who ordered the programs.] [Vice President Dick CHENEY – says this information will confirm the value of interrogation of detainees.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Pete Williams, Andrea Mitchell) The allegations that remain classified, the categories that Attorney General Eric Holder will not investigate and the potential damage to the legacies of the US and the Bush administration discussed; scenes shown of the report with sections blacked-out.

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