Truth Commission on Bush Administration Policies

At a hearing titled “Getting to the Truth Through a Nonpartisan Commission of Inquiry,” legal experts testified about a… read more

At a hearing titled “Getting to the Truth Through a Nonpartisan Commission of Inquiry,” legal experts testified about a potential investigation into Bush administration policies ranging from prisoner treatment and detentions to hiring practices at the Department of Justice. They focused on how best to establish a commission that will investigate past practices, gather testimony from high-level administration officials, and recommend future changes to the laws governing executive authority. They also addressed the manner in which legal opinions were sought by the Bush administration and potential immunity for witnesses appearing before an independent commission. close

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Truth Commission on Bush Administration Policies

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Program ID:
284412-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2009

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  • Mar 04, 2009 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2009 | 10:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2009 | 8:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2009 | 9:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 2009 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 13, 2009 | 12:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2009 | 6:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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