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U.S. Widens Access to Guantanamo Prison

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U.S. Widens Access to Guantanamo Prison

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U.S. Widens Access to Guantanamo Prison

U.S. Widens Access to Guantanamo Prison

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The United States provides improved media access to the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where some 600 terrorism suspects are being held. The Pentagon loosened the limits on press coverage somewhat in the wake of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in Iraq. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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