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Bush Defends Iraq Policy, CIA Chief

President Bush, battling declining polls numbers and criticism from Democrats, goes on NBC's Meet The Press for an hour-long interview. He defends his decision to go to war in Iraq and says CIA director George Tenet's job is safe despite complaints about pre-war intelligence. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.