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Terrorism / Mohammed Trial / A Discussion (Part I) #960384

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Ed Henry) The consideration by President Obama of trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed & other 9/11 terrorists in military, not civilian, courts examined; details given about why the administration is flip-flopping. [Last year, Attorney General Eric HOLDER - announces they will be tried in New York.] [ACLU director Anthony ROMERO†- criticizes the flip-flop.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - calls for suitable alternatives.] [August 1, 2007, OBAMA - promises to close Guantanamo & adhere to the Geneva Convention.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Jeffrey Toobin about the decision. [GERGEN - says there are signs he may flip back from pressure on the left & indications are not good for the shill-shallying in the decision-making process.] [TOOBIN - says the New York administration complained & the administration lost stalwart Democrats so they don't have a choice.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed

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