Clemency Decision for FALN Members

Justice officials testified about President Clinton’s decision to grant clemency to several Puerto Rican nationalists involved in… read more

Justice officials testified about President Clinton’s decision to grant clemency to several Puerto Rican nationalists involved in terrorist incidents in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At issue were several documents showing that the nationals did not personally apply for clemency, rather the Justice department proceeded at the urging of supporters. Several times the witnesses responded to questions about the decision-making process by invoking executive privilege, sparking several heated discussions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Clemency Decision for FALN Members

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Program ID:
152967-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 20, 1999
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 1999

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  • Oct 20, 1999 | 10:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 1999 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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