British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Prime Minister Cameron Testimony, Part 2

Prime Minister David Cameron testified about his relationship with the press, specifically Rupert and James Murdoch and Rebekah… read more

Prime Minister David Cameron testified about his relationship with the press, specifically Rupert and James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks. He said that Ms. Brooks is a personal friend due to her marriage to his former classmate, Charlie Brooks. Texts exchanged between Ms. Brooks and Prime Minister Cameron were read aloud. He was also asked about his decision to hire former New International editor Andy Coulson as his communications director.

The Leveson Inquiry was established by Prime Minister David Cameron 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 are 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:
306510-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jun 14, 2012 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 9:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2012 | 3:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2012 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2012 | 12:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1