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Bush Backs New Intelligence Czar Post

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Bush Backs New Intelligence Czar Post

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Bush Backs New Intelligence Czar Post

Bush Backs New Intelligence Czar Post

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President Bush announces his support for the creation of a national intelligence director, Aug. 2, 2004. From left: Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Bush, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush announces his support for the 9-11 Commission's recommendation to create a national intelligence director in the Rose Garden, Aug. 2, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush endorses the 9-11 Commission's recommendations for the creation of a national intelligence director and counterterrorism center. But the offices will not be established inside the White House, as the commission proposed. Hear NPR's Noah Adams and NPR's Don Gonyea.

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