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August 4th, 2009
12:34 PM ET

Video: Detained journalists

Editor's note: In early June Anderson spoke to the families of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, American journalists detained in North Korea. A couple of days later, Ling and Lee were sentenced to 12 years in prison on charges of entering North Korea illegally. Former President Bill Clinton is in North Korea to negotiate their release.


Filed under: Bill Clinton • North Korea
soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Marian

    Hopefully, politics will stay out of this and not become another way for the right to criticize this administration but five will get you ten they won't stay out of it.

    August 4, 2009 at 3:28 pm |
  2. Martina Ilstad Germany

    Hey Anderson
    I think to tell about this 2 woman,will not compromised them.Forget all that politic,I dont know who is right or wrong,all i know is,that there are 2 families, waiting, they come home.
    So please send them home.

    August 4, 2009 at 1:16 pm |
  3. Mary Ann Nadler

    Bill Clinton is a very good choice for this assignment. I am sure that he has the perceptive ability and verbal talent to secure the release of these two people. He is demonstrated his persuasiveness in the past and I believe he find a way to break through the intransigence of the North Koreans to resolve this situation.

    August 4, 2009 at 12:50 pm |
  4. tameika

    I hope they get released. They deserve to come home and be with their families.

    August 4, 2009 at 12:45 pm |

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