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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk #708912

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Statement from then-President Bush about Iraq at the end of the Persian Gulf war quoted.

(Crawford, Texas: Kelly Wallace) Strong statements from the administration about a war with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; details given of the constitutional grounds for the president's authority to act against Iraq. [Before veterans, Vice President Dick CHENEY††- says weapons of mass destruction could rest in the hands of a dictator.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says President Bush would take into account historical factors.] Cheney's speech & the administration's response to those like former Secretary of State James Baker calling for caution discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Wallace, Kelly

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