U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Defense Department General Counsel Stephen Preston testified on the release of five Taliban detainees… read more

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Defense Department General Counsel Stephen Preston testified on the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Secretary Hagel defended the Obama administration’s decision to not notify Congress 30 days prior to the exchange. He said time was crucial and that any leaks could have jeopardized the last and best opportunity of getting Sergean Bergdahl back. 

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was captured in June of 2009. He was accused of deserting his unit and was then captured. close

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

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Program ID:
319849-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jun 11, 2014 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 11, 2014 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 6:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 8:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jun 14, 2014 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2014 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2014 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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