Fired U.S. Attorneys

Former U.S. attorneys spoke about recent controversy surrounding their termination from the Justice Department. They said that they… read more

Former U.S. attorneys spoke about recent controversy surrounding their termination from the Justice Department. They said that they believed ongoing investigations into the dismissals of eight federal prosecutors could result in criminal charges against senior Justice Department officials. They also said they believed White House political adviser Karl Rove and his aides instigated the dismissals and ultimately decided who among the nation’s 93 U.S. attorneys should be fired. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Paul K. Charlton U.S. Attorney (Former) Department of Justice->District of Arizona
  • James Eisenstein Professor Emeritus Pennsylvania State University->Political Science
  • David C. Iglesias U.S. Attorney (Former) Department of Justice->District of New Mexico
  • Laurie L. Levenson Professor Loyola Law School (Los Angeles, CA)
  • John McKay U.S. Attorney (Former) Department of Justice->Western District of Washington
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Program ID:
198016-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 2007
Last Aired:
May 19, 2007

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  • May 12, 2007 | 3:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 14, 2007 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2007 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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