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White House / State Dinner / Security / A Discussion (Part I) #953835

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) A closer look at the breach of security at President Obama's first state dinner in which Tareq & Michaele Salahi†† crashed the party reviewed; photos & video of the couple shown; a statement from Secret Service director Mark Sullivan quoted. [Hair stylist Peggy IOAKIM†- recounts what Michaele said.] The checking procedures detailed; White House diagrams shown.

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with CNN homeland security analyst Frances Townsend, CNN's Lisa Bloom & hair stylist Erwin Gomez about the White House security breach. [TOWNSEND - explains what happens at the White House perimeter, the procedures after & the possible felony charges against the Salahis.] [BLOOM - says they could face federal charges, but they did no harm.]

Hill, Erica;
Foreman, Tom

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