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Rumsfeld Denies Cover-Up of Iraqi Prison Abuses

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld denies that he kept Congress and the American public in the dark about the abuse of Iraqi inmates under U.S. control at Abu Ghraib prison. Rumsfeld vowed to take all steps necessary to bring those who committed the abuses to justice, and a review into the prison's chain of command is under way. Hear NPR's Michele Norris, NPR's Michele Kelemen and NPR's Jackie Northam.