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Terrorism / CIA / Cheney vs. White House #953672

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The war of words between President Obama’s administration and former Vice President Dick Cheney about whether CIA officers should be prosecuted for harsh interrogation of terror suspects featured; details given about the investigation into techniques used on Abdel al-Nashiri† and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed; statement from the CIA Inspector General supporting waterboarding quoted. [On Fox News, CHENEY – criticizes this outrageous political act; says enhanced interrogation is essential.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – criticizes Cheney’s foreign policy record.]

Smith, Harry;
Orr, Bob

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