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Terrorism / CIA Abuse #953310

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The investigation of the interrogation techniques used by President Bush’s administration noted.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The debate over the effectiveness of the controversial tactics featured; remarks from former Vice President Dick Cheney quoted; details given of Cheney’s defense of the use of waterboarding on 9/11 suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. [Former Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT†- says Cheney’s statements are pathetic.] [Amnesty International Tom PARKER†- says Mohammed made stuff up to mislead his interrogators.] Senator John McCain’s criticism of the decision to investigate CIA interrogators noted.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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