The Legacy Of Bush's 'War On Terror' Some people are calling for President-elect Obama to investigate programs associated with the torture of detainees and warrantless surveillance. But others caution to leave history to judge the Bush administration. What is to be gained in prosecuting the outgoing president?
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The Legacy Of Bush's 'War On Terror'

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The Legacy Of Bush's 'War On Terror'

The Legacy Of Bush's 'War On Terror'

The Legacy Of Bush's 'War On Terror'

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Some people are calling for President-elect Obama to investigate programs associated with the torture of detainees and warrantless surveillance. But others caution to leave history to judge the Bush administration. What is to be gained in prosecuting the outgoing president?

Guests:

Charles Fried, professor at Harvard Law School and author of the op-ed "History's Verdict" in The New York Times

Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at The George Washington University