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Rumsfeld Denies Cover-Up on Abuses

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Rumsfeld Denies Cover-Up on Abuses

Rumsfeld Denies Cover-Up on Abuses

Rumsfeld Denies Cover-Up on Abuses

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Web Extra: Hear an Extended Interview with Rumsfeld

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NPR's Michele Norris talks with NPR's Michele Kelemen about Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld denial today that he had kept Congress and the American people in the dark about the abuse of Iraqi prisoners under U.S. control. Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, he vowed to take all steps neccessary to bring those who committed the abuse to justice. General Peter Pace, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff defended the pace of the investigation, saying it had to be reviewed independently at many levels of the chain of command.

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