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Iraq War / Killing at the Canals (Part VII) #953292

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 20, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN continuing report on the story of three Army sergeants who were convicted of premeditated murder in war for killing four Iraqis re-introduced.

(No location given: Abbie Boudreau) The background to the capture & execution of the Iraqi detainees reviewed; excerpts shown from the Army videotapes of the interrogation of a soldier & of Sgt. Michael Leahy's confession; details given about the memo on the handling of detainees. [Detainee operations overseer Brig. Gen. David QUANTOCK - comments on the memo about detaining insurgents; outlines how most detainees are released for lack of evidence & what had been our expectations for the insurgency; states we don't give them extensive training in evidence collection--just enough.] [Convicted soldier's Michael Leahy's attorney Frank SPANNER†- outlines what the soldiers had to do with the detainees.] The transition of power back to the Iraqi government & the handling of detainees discussed

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Boudreau, Abbie
Duration:
00:08:30

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