March 6th, 2007

Chris Keeley

Libby Jurors Consider Cooper Conversation

Libby Jurors Consider Cooper Conversation

By Carol D. Leonnig and Amy Goldstein
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, March 6, 2007; A03


Jurors in the perjury trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby indicated yesterday they remain focused on whether Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff lied to the FBI about a July 12, 2003, conversation with Matthew Cooper, then a reporter for Time magazine.

In a note to the presiding judge late yesterday afternoon, jurors asked three questions about how they should decide whether Libby is guilty of making a false statement to investigators about his conversation with Cooper.

After sending the note, the jury concluded its ninth day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. During that time, it has sent U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton five questions about Libby's statements to the FBI regarding his conversation with Cooper.

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Chris Keeley

Paradise Life

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"Christopher Keeley, LICSW"

date Mar 6, 2007 11:22 AM

I have began to read Paradise Life, I am intrigued by the emotional depths experienced as a reader.

Christopher Keeley, LICSW

Chris Keeley

Empire Fall

From:   Charlton Price

This article can be found on the web at

Empire Fallby CHRISTIAN PARENTI[from the March 12, 2007 issue]

Forty years ago a bookish French Indochina specialist--who was also a
media celebrity in the United States--stepped on a landmine in Vietnam
while accompanying a platoon of US Marines on patrol. Bernard Fall was
making his sixth trip to Vietnam, where he found (and perhaps sought)
the brutal end that would finish the wild and romantic project that was
his life. He was blown up on a dirt track that French soldiers, more
than a decade before, had dubbed /la rue sans joie/.

Fall's biography could be divided into three or four parts, each of
which would contain enough drama for a whole life. While still a youth,
he lost his parents in the Holocaust, fought in the French Resistance
and conducted crucial research at the Nuremberg trials. He kept company
with famous intellectuals, diplomats, soldiers and political dissidents;
fathered a large family; and was a prolific writer and scholar,
publishing nine books and scores of articles. In 1956 he became a
professor at Howard, the premier African-American university in the
United States, where he taught until his death.

When, on February 21, 1967, Fall stepped on that landmine on the "street
without joy," or Vietnam's coastal Highway 1, he was ranked among the
world's leading academic specialists on Southeast Asia and a famous war
correspondent. Several of Fall's books are still in print, notably
/Street Without Joy/ (1961) and /Hell in a Very Small Place/ (1966).
Both of these are intensely detailed military histories: The first is an
overview of the French war in Indochina; the second focuses on the
definitive battle of Dien Bien Phu.

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Chris Keeley

Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Case

Libby had lied deliberately to investigators-

Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Case

By Amy Goldstein and Carol D. Leonnig
Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, March 6, 2007; 5:08 PM

A federal jury today convicted I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby of lying about his role in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's identity, finding the vice president's former chief of staff guilty of two counts of perjury, one count of making false statements and one count of obstruction of justice, while acquitting him of a single count of lying to the FBI.

The verdict, reached by the 11 jurors on the 10th day of deliberations, culminated the seven-week trial of the highest-ranking White House official to be indicted on criminal charges in modern times.

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Chris Keeley

Libby Guilty of Lying in C.I.A. Leak Case

it’s sad that we had a situation where a high-level official, a person who worked in the office of vice president, obstructed justice and lied under oath.

Libby Guilty of Lying in C.I.A. Leak Case

WASHINGTON, March 6 — I. Lewis Libby Jr., the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was convicted today of lying to a grand jury and to F.B.I. agents investigating the leak of the identity of a C.I.A. operative in the summer of 2003 amid a fierce public dispute over the war in Iraq.

Mr. Libby, 56, who once wielded great authority at the top levels of government, is the highest-ranking White House official to be convicted of a felony since the Iran-Contra scandals of the 1980s.

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