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Italy's Berlusconi Visits Bush in Texas

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Italy's Berlusconi Visits Bush in Texas

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Italy's Berlusconi Visits Bush in Texas

Italy's Berlusconi Visits Bush in Texas

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At his ranch in Crawford, Texas, President Bush thanks Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for his unwavering support in the Iraq war. The two-day visit comes as both leaders are weathering political storms at home. Analysts say Berlusconi, whose stance has led to clashes with other European leaders, hopes the meeting will improve his image at home and abroad. Hear NPR's Sylvia Poggioli.