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CIA Chief Accepts Responsibility for Iraq Uranium Error

CIA Director George Tenet acknowledges that his agency allowed an erroneous statement about Iraq to appear in President Bush's State of the Union address in January. Bush said that Iraq had tried to purchase uranium to build nuclear weapons. This week, the White House acknowledged that the claim was incorrect. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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