Carrier Banner Turns into Flap

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White House press secretary Scott McClellan admits the White House had the "Mission Accomplished" banner made. Taking questions Tuesday, President Bush said that sailors, not his advance team, placed the banner behind him as he spoke on the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. The president asserted it was not put there to mean the war in Iraq was over, but instead that the aircraft carrier's mission was over. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block.



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