2005 Archive


PBS's NewsHour Interviews John Yoo on Detention of Suspected Terrorists

In a January 3, 2005, interview on PBS's The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Professor John Yoo discusses plans under review by the Bush administration for the long-term detention of suspected terrorists. Yoo, who served from 2001 to 2003 as a deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, comments in an interview with correspondent Margaret Warner. Joining in the discussion is Professor David Cole of Georgetown University Law Center. You can read the transcript of the interview. 1/24/2005