Wednesday, July 06, 2005


CBS: Cooper released from pledge

Cooper & wife(AP) Time magazine reporter Matthew Cooper (right, with his wife) agreed Wednesday to testify about his sources in a government leak of a CIA agent's identity, a dramatic about-face that came as he and another reporter faced a possible jail sentence.

"I am prepared to testify. I will comply" with the court's order, Cooper told U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan. He said he'd just received a direct personal communication from his source, freeing him from his commitment to keep the person's identity a secret.
Full CBS News story.

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