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Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Moussaoui Case

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Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Moussaoui Case

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Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Moussaoui Case

Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Moussaoui Case

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A federal appeals court considers whether Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged in connection with the Sept. 11 attacks, has same rights as defendants who are not terrorist suspects. The judge in the case says Moussaoui can question a captured al Qaeda operative he believes could exonerate him, but prosecutors say the questioning will jeopardize national security. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.