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Lori Berenson: MIT Graduate in Peruvian Prison

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As Attorney General Janet Reno yesterday wrapped up an international conference of Latin American justice ministers in Lima, Peru, Amy Goodman was able to conduct the first-ever media interview with Lori Berenson. Berenson is a 29-year old American serving a life sentence in Peru after she was tried and sentenced by a secret military court for treason. Amy was able to enter the prison together with a U.S. human rights delegation. She filed this report last night from Lima.

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  • Amy Goodman, speaking from Lima, Peru.

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