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Terrorism / 9/11 Trials / A Discussion #953511

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) The criticism from former Vice President Dick Cheney of the decision by Attorney General Eric Holder to hold trials for 9/11 terrorism suspects in New York City reported. [On the radio, CHENEY - calls it a show trial for the defendants.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with CNN's Joe Johns & Jeffrey Toobin & former federal prosecutor Bill Burck about the civilian trial decision. [BURCK - explains what makes the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed different: that he will put America on trial; states the case for using military courts.] [In studio, TOOBIN - says there has to be a trial somewhere & Mohammed will get a chance to testify somewhere.] [JOHNS - says this has been a political football for a long time going back to President Bush's presidency.]

Hill, Erica

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