Transcript for Bowe Bergdahl Faces Questions From Investigators
Former American pow Bowe bergdahl, you'll remember the moment when he was turned over after five years in captivity. Patted down by special forces before boarding the helicopter to freedom. Tonight he faces questions from an army investigator. I want to bring in Martha Raddatz on this story. This was quite a change in appearance. It sure was, David. The day of his release an extraordinary exchange. Look back at this picture during his five years of captivity. He was bearded and has since told investigators he was beaten and kept in a cage. But look at these most recent photos taken by his lawyer as he prepared for his session with investigators today. Clean shaven, looking healthy. And his lawyer telling us he was eager to tell his side of the story as to why he left his post back in 2009. In the meantime, if they convict him of desertion, what kind of punishment could he face? If he was convicted of desertion, the penalty could be death, but there's no one I have talked to who considers that even a remote possibility. Even jail time is unlikely given the time he has already spent in captivity. Still so many questions about his family. Do we know if he's talked to his parents yet? We've gotten no indication that he has communicated with his parents in any way, and no one is explaining why that might be, David. ABC's Martha Raddatz live in our Washington bureau. Thank you. We're going to turn to the
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