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War Update: Basra Uprising

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War Update: Basra Uprising

War Update: Basra Uprising

War Update: Basra Uprising

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NPR's Robert Smith looks at how preliminary reports of an uprising by Iraqi citizens in Basra yesterday quickly grew to a prominent position in the news coverage of the war despite a lack of details to back up those reports.

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