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Iraq War / Rove Book #967646

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 04, 2010
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Former President George Bush’s decision to go to war in Iraq 7 years ago recalled; statistics on US troops stationed there, American deaths, the wounded and the financial cost cited.

(Studio: Andrea Mitchell) Former White House advisor Karl Rove's explanation of the case for war as described in his memoir, “Courage & Consequence,” reviewed; book excerpts quoted; remarks from former State Department official Richard Haass† & an advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair quoted; details given of what Rove writes about the response to Hurricane Katrina. [Former Bush National Security Advisor Stephen HADLEY†- says we did it on the basis of intelligence that turned out not to be true.] [Former presidential advisor David GERGEN†- says what really changed things was 9/11.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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