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Larry King Live

Official Transcript: "Larry King Live," November 17, 2006:

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the December 5, 2005, issue of National Review.

Larry King: “We’re back with tonight’s guest, Sundar Keffala–am I saying that right? Keffala?”

Sundar Keffala: “Yes, that’s right.”

Larry King: “Like ‘Kabbala’ but with an ‘f’ in there, am I right?”

Sundar Keffala: “Close enough, Larry.”

Larry King: “From Fairfield, Iowa! Hello!”

Caller: “Hello?”

Larry King: “What’s your question, caller?”

Caller: “I’m just wondering if your guest has spoken to his American torturers since the publication of his book?”

Larry King: “Good question! Well, Sundar? Since the book came out, have you been contacted by anyone in the government? Anyone call to say sorry about all that stuff?”

Sundar Keffala: “Not one time, Larry. Not even a card or an e-mail.”

Larry King: “That must hurt.”

Sundar Keffala: “It does, Larry. It’s almost like I’m being tortured again.”

Larry King: “So go through the steps with me, if you would. You’re in a cave in Afghanistan . . . “

Sundar Keffala: “Actually, Larry, let me just jump in here to correct the record. I was not in Afghanistan proper. I was in the dusty region between Afghanistan and Pakistan.”

Larry King: “And what were you doing there?”

Sundar Keffala: “Consulting.”

Larry King: “You were a consultant?”

Sundar Keffala: “Yes. In telecommunication strategy and direct marketing, mostly.”

Larry King: “Working with any big firm? I see those commercials for Bearing Point all the time.”

Sundar Keffala: “No, I was self-employed.”…

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