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Rumsfeld Acknowledges Prisoner Held in Secret

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Rumsfeld Acknowledges Prisoner Held in Secret

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Rumsfeld Acknowledges Prisoner Held in Secret

Rumsfeld Acknowledges Prisoner Held in Secret

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld acknowledges ordering that an Iraqi prisoner be held in secret for more than seven months, violating the Geneva Conventions. Rumsfeld says that he was acting at the request of George Tenet, the director of central intelligence. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.