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Britain / Tabloid Hacking Scandal / Murdoch and Cameron #998032

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) How British Prime Minister David Cameron is caught up in the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal examined; scenes shown from a rowdy session of Parliament; details given about Murdoch's influence in politics and his many meetings with Cameron. [CAMERON - says he has learned; comments on his meetings; denies seeing {former CEO} Rebekah Brooks in her pajamas.] [In response to question from Parliament member Jim Sheridan, MURDOCH - says he was asked to come to the back door at Number 10.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The ease of hacking into American phones examined; details given about how it is done with AT&T and Sprint phones. [L.A. screenwriter Rich KEITH††- says his girlfriend hacked into his phone.] [Cyber scientist Christopher SOGHOIAN††- comments on hacking phones and phone security.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Whitaker, Bill

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