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Bush Expected to Get Icy Greeting in Rome

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Bush Expected to Get Icy Greeting in Rome

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Bush Expected to Get Icy Greeting in Rome

Bush Expected to Get Icy Greeting in Rome

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President Bush travels to Italy to begin a brief European tour that will culminate in D-Day commemorations in France on Sunday. Bush is expected to get a frosty reception in Rome from anti-war demonstrators and from Pope John Paul II, who has long opposed the invasion of Iraq. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.