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Congress Probes White House Role in CIA Tapes

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Congress Probes White House Role in CIA Tapes

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Congress Probes White House Role in CIA Tapes

Congress Probes White House Role in CIA Tapes

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The Bush Administration may have violated a court order by destroying CIA interrogation tapes. Now other branches of the federal government want answers; Congress is mounting its own investigation. We'll take a look at what could happen when two branches of government root around for similar facts at the same time.

Mary Frances Berry is professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, and Robert Traynham is D.C. bureau chief for the Comcast cable network, CN8.

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