- CIA terror investigations
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. has appointed Connecticut prosecutor John Durham to examine a dozen cases where CIA interrogators may have violated anti-torture laws with terrorism suspects. The investigation faces a number of legal and political hurdles.9:06 a.m.
Scott Silliman: Professor of Law and Executive Director, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University.
Mark Danner: Professor of journalism at the University of California at Berkeley. His book is called "Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror." (2004)
Jack Cloonan: Former FBI interrogator and special agent from 1977 to 2002. He worked on Al Qaeda cases in the mid-1990s.
- How does your dinosaur grow?
Dinosaur expert Kristi Curry Rogers talks about her latest research into how the largest dinosaurs grew. And new research shows relatives of the largest dinosaurs were small enough to burrow in the ground.10:06 a.m.
Kristi Curry Rogers: Paleontologist at Macalester College.
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