US State Department Objects to CNN Report

7 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Saturday, September 22 2012 Sep 22, 2012 Saturday, September 22, 2012 6:39:00 PM CDT September 22, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: KOMU Staff

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A U.S. State Department spokesman says CNN reported on the personal journal of slain American ambassador Christopher Stevens over objections from his family.

CNN posted in a story online Saturday that it found a journal belonging to Stevens after he died in the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya.

State Department spokesman Philippe Reines says CNN broke a pledge to the late ambassador's family that it wouldn't report on the diary, and called CNN's actions "indefensible."

 

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