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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 06, 2010
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The uproar over the latest diplomatic cables posted on the WikiLeaks Website examined; details given about key sites vital to US national security and health with examples and maps of the sites cited and about some resulting diplomatic problems. [Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - comments on the documents.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The legal case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the reaction in Britain to him and his Website leaks examined; details given about the sexual assault case against Assange in Sweden and what charges might be brought against him in the US. [British home secretary Theresa MAY†- comments on WikiLeaks leaks.] [Yesterday, Assange attorney Mark STEPHENS†- comments on legal matters.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says we are looking at stopping this flow of information.]

Smith, Harry;
Martin, David;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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