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Wednesday, March 24, 2004

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  • Desperately Seeking Condi: Rice Avoids 9/11 Commission

    Condirice

    As the 9/11 Commission opens its second day of public hearings, one top Bush official will be noticably absent: National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. On Tuesday, Commissioners repeated their request she come to testify under oath, but she has so far refused, citing separation of powers. [rush transcript]

  • Bush & Clinton Officials Defend Pre-9/11 Actions At Hearings

    911attack

    We hear excerpts from testimony by Secretary of State Colin Powell, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, as well as Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz. We also get response from former CIA analyst Melvin Goodman and Andrew Rice, who lost his brother in the World Trade Center attack. [includes rush transcript]