British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Jack Straw Testimony, Part 1

Jack Straw, former foreign secretary to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, testified at a hearing on allegations of illegal phone hacking… read more

Jack Straw, former foreign secretary to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, testified at a hearing on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. This hearing focused on the relationships between politicians and the press.

Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Lord Justice Leveson on July 13, 2011, to investigate the role of the press and police in the phone-hacking scandal surrounding the defunct British newspaper News of the World. The hearings were divided into four modules, or phases: 1) the relationship between the press and the public, and phone-hacking and other potentially illegal acts 2) relationships between the press and police 3) the relationship between press and politicians 4) recommendations for improved policy and regulation. close

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

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Program ID:
306054-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 18, 2012
Last Aired:
May 22, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2012 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2012 | 10:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2012 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2012 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 21, 2012 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2012 | 8:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2012 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3