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Hard words — and tough revelations — as America takes on board some big news this week. In Washington, CIA Director Michael Hayden went before the Senate Intelligence Committee and gave his explanation for the destruction of CIA interrogation videos.

In Bali, Indonesia, former Vice President Al Gore slammed his own country for obstructing action on climate change.

In Manhattan, former Senator George Mitchell delivered a scathing report on Major League Baseball's "steroids era."

This hour, On Point: we go behind these headlines, and more, with top analysts — and you.
-Jayne Clayson

Guests:

Ruth Marcus, editorial writer and columnist for The Washington Post.

David Martin, national security correspondent for CBS News.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.

This program aired on December 14, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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