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Tip from Saddam Allies Led to His Capture

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Tip from Saddam Allies Led to His Capture

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Tip from Saddam Allies Led to His Capture

Tip from Saddam Allies Led to His Capture

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Saturday night's capture of Saddam Hussein capped months of intelligence work that intensified over the last 10 days. A tip from a family with close personal ties to Saddam helped U.S. analysts narrow the search to an area southeast of Tikrit, where Saddam was found hiding in a six-foot-deep hole. Hear NPR's Mike Shuster.

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