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Politics: Edwards Indictment #995051

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 03, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The grand jury indictment of former Senator John Edwards on charges of misusing campaign funds to cover up an affair with Rielle Hunter introduced. [EDWARDS - admits doing wrong, but did not break the law.]

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The political and private life of Edwards reviewed; scenes shown of Edwards and Hunter on a plane; details given about Hunter's pregnancy {photo shown}, the claim that aide Andrew Young was the father, his eventual admission he was the father. [July 2008, EDWARDS - denies tabloid allegations.] [August 8, 2008, on ABC, EDWARDS - says his wife was angry.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin; Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Joe Johns) The words Edwards used in talking about a "specific intent" crime, the Edwards-Hunter ruse, today's events in court, the questions raised by the "weird" visit Edwards had with Bunny Mellon, the sex tape, the issue of whether he will take the witness stand and be cross-examined discussed; courtroom sketches shown.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom;
Jeffrey, Anderson Cooper,;
Johns, Joe
Duration:
00:10:30

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