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A Showdown Over Torture45:31

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Michael Mukasey's confirmation as Attorney General looked like a sure thing. Now, with the legal definition of torture in the balance, Democrats aren't so sure.Guests:

Charlie Savage, reporter for The Boston Globe, is author of "Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy."

John McGinnis, professor at Northwestern University School of Law and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General under Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush.

Laurence Tribe, professor at Harvard Law School.

This program aired on November 5, 2007.

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