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Shows featuring Maiza Mendoza

  • War On "Terrorism," War On the Recession: Bush Delivers His First State of the Union Address
    President Bush gave his first State of the Union Address last night. He spoke for nearly 50 minutes, pausing everyfew minutes for the boisterous cheers of both Republicans and Democrats. Among the members of the audience: HamidKarzai, the new Afghan interim ruler; Shannon Spann, the widow of CIA agent Johnny Michael Spann; and more militarybrass than the Capitol building has seen in decades.
    January 30, 2002 | Story