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I reviewed the highlights and assessed the performance of David Addington and John Yoo during their appearance yesterday before the House Judiciary Committee on this morning’s Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Check your local affiliate for the show or catch it here.
You can also catch the entire hearings with my comments as well as interviews with The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff, The New York Review of Books contributor Mark Danner, Torture Team author Philippe Sands, American University Professor Stephen I. Vladeck, and other guests, as transmitted live yesterday from the hearing room on Capitol Hill, here.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Amount that President Obama has added to America’s “brand value” according to the Nation Brands Index:
A study suggested that the health effects of exposure to nuclear radiation at Chernobyl were no worse than ill health resulting from smoking and normal urban air pollution.
A Utah woman named Cameo Crispi pleaded guilty to having drunkenly attempted to burn down her ex-boyfriend’s house by igniting bacon on his kitchen stove.
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