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Saddam Tapes Thrust Voice Analysis into Spotlight

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Saddam Tapes Thrust Voice Analysis into Spotlight

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Saddam Tapes Thrust Voice Analysis into Spotlight

Saddam Tapes Thrust Voice Analysis into Spotlight

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Teams of analysts go to work each time new audio tape appears that purports to carry a message from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden or former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Voice recognition expert Tom Owen tells NPR's Jennifer Ludden how the tapes are authenticated.