NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 28, 2007
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The view of former CIA director George Tenet on the war in Iraq in his new book, "At the Center of the Storm," examined; details given of his take on Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and President Bush. [March 16, 20003 and September 10, 2006, CHENEY - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has reconstituted nuclear weapons; quotes the CIA director saying "slam dunk" re: intelligence.] [On "60 Minutes," TENET - says the administration never lets "slam dunk" talk go.] [February 5, 2003, Secretary of State Colin POWELL - says it's based on solid intelligence.] [Former CIA officer Robert BAER- outlines what Tenet should have done about the intelligence on Iraq.] [Terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- comments on Tenet's criticism of Rice as policy adviser.] [Former CIA/U.N. weapons investigator Charles DUELFER- criticizes the ignorant people making the decisions.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Tenet's appearance on "Today" on Monday noted.
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