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The Senate Intelligence Committee Summary Report on Torture is a public document belonging to the American people, arising from the Senate investigation into the CIA’s Interrogation and Detention Program. The summary report is more commonly known by its shorthand: The Torture Report. The Senate Intelligence Committee made public this document, with redactions, on December 9, 2009. The events surrounding its investigation, writing, and publication are now the subject of the Amazon Original THE REPORT on Amazon Prime now). Here, you can hear the report in its entirety, with selected footnotes—omitting those sections that are yet to be declassified— as read by members of the cast of the film. Also included is a special introduction by Daniel J. Jones, the lead investigator of the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture.

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The Senate Intelligence Committee Summary Report on Torture is a public document belonging to the American people, arising from the Senate investigation into the CIA’s Interrogation and Detention Program. The summary report is more commonly known by its shorthand: The Torture Report. The Senate Intelligence Committee made public this document, with redactions, on December 9, 2009. The events surrounding its investigation, writing, and publication are now the subject of the Amazon Original THE REPORT on Amazon Prime now). Here, you can hear the report in its entirety, with selected footnotes—omitting those sections that are yet to be declassified— as read by members of the cast of the film. Also included is a special introduction by Daniel J. Jones, the lead investigator of the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture.

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    Part 7: CIA Destruction of Interrogation Videotapes Leads to Committee Investigation

    Part 7: CIA Destruction of Interrogation Videotapes Leads to Committee Investigation

    Learn more about The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture at: www.topic.com/The-Report-Audiobook

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    Part 6: Review of CIA Representations to the Congress

    Part 6: Review of CIA Representations to the Congress

    Includes: A: After Memorandum of Notification, the CIA Disavows Torture and Assures the Committee Will Be Notified of Every Individual Detained by the CIA

    B: The CIA Notifies Committee of the Detention of Abu Zubaydah, but Makes No Reference to Coercive Interrogation Techniques...

    C: No Detailed Records Exist of CIA Briefings of Committee Leadership; the CIA Declines to Answer Questions from Committee Members or Provide Requested Materials

    D: Vice Chairman Rockefeller Seeks Committee Investigation

    E: In Response to Detainee Treatment Act, the CIA Briefs Senators Not on the Committee; Proposal from Senator Levin for an Independent Commission Prompts Renewed Calls Within the CIA to Destroy Interrogation Videotapes

    F: CIA Director Goss Seeks Committee Support for the Program After the Detainee Treatment Act; CIA Declines to Answer Questions for the Record

    G: Full Committee First Briefed on the CIA's Interrogation Program Hours Before It Is Publicly Acknowledged on September 6, 2006

    H: The CIA Provides Additional Information to the Full Committee and Staff, Much of It Inaccurate; Intelligence Authorization Act Passes Limiting CIA Interrogations to Techniques Authorized by the Army Field Manual

    I: President Vetoes Legislation Based on Effectiveness Claims Provided by the CIA; CIA Declines to Answer Committee Questions for the Record About the CIA Interrogation Program

    Learn more about The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture at: www.topic.com/The-Report-Audiobook

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    Part 5: Review of CIA Representations to the Department of Justice (Executive Summary)

    Part 5: Review of CIA Representations to the Department of Justice (Executive Summary)

    Includes: A: August 1, 2002, OLC Memorandum Relies on Inaccurate Information Regarding Abu Zubaydah

    B: The CIA Interprets the August 1, 2002, Memorandum to Apply to Other Detainees, Despite Language of the Memorandum; Interrogations of Abu Zubaydah and Other Detainees Diverge from the CIA's Representations to the OLC

    C: Following Suspension of the Use of the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, the CIA Obtains Approval from the OLC for the Interrogation of Three Individual Detainees

    D: May 2005 OLC Memoranda Rely on Inaccurate Representations from the CIA Regarding the Interrogation Process, the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, and the Effectiveness of the Techniques

    E: After Passage of the Detainee Treatment Act, OLC Issues Opinion on CIA Conditions of Confinement, Withdraws Draft Opinion on the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques After the US Supreme Court Case of Haindan v. Rumsfeld

    F: July 2007 OLC Memorandum Relies on Inaccurate CIA Representations Regarding CIA Interrogations and the Effectiveness of the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques; CIA Misrepresents Congressional Views to the Department of Justice

    Learn more about The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture at: www.topic.com/The-Report-Audiobook

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Part 4: Overview of CIA Representations to the Media While the Program Was Classified (Executive Summary)

    Part 4: Overview of CIA Representations to the Media While the Program Was Classified (Executive Summary)

    Includes: A: The CIA Provides Information on the Still-Classified Detention and Interrogation Program to Journalists Who Then Publish Classified Information; CIA Does Not File Crimes Reports in Connection with the Stories

    B: Senior CIA Officials Discuss Need to "Put Out Our Story" to Shape Public and Congressional Opinion Prior to the Full Committee Being Briefed

    C: CIA Attorneys Caution that Classified Information Provided to the Media Should Not Be Attributed to the CIA

    D: The CIA Engages with Journalists and Conveys an Inaccurate Account of the Interrogation of Abu Zubaydah

    Learn more about The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture at: www.topic.com/The-Report-Audiobook

    • 17 min
    Part 3 G: CIA Secondary Effectiveness Representations - Less Frequently Cited Disrupted Plots, Captures, and Intelligence That the CIA Has Provided as Evidence for the Effectiveness of the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (Executive Summary)

    Part 3 G: CIA Secondary Effectiveness Representations - Less Frequently Cited Disrupted Plots, Captures, and Intelligence That the CIA Has Provided as Evidence for the Effectiveness of the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (Executive Summary)

    Learn more about The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture at: www.topic.com/The-Report-Audiobook

    • 3 hrs 4 min

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