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BREAKING NEWS ~ CBS names former AG Thornburgh to panel reviewing Bush memo controversy

[JURIST] CBS News announced Wednesday that it has appointed an independent panel to review a controversial story run by the network about President Bush's service in the National Guard. The panel consists of former US Attorney General Dick Thornburgh and former AP executive Louis Boccardi.

The network apologized earlier this week after admitting that it could not authenticate memos used in the story and largely believed to be forgeries. Read the full CBS statement on the appointment of the panel here. CBS News has more.

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