Bush's Response to Sept. 11 Key Theme for GOP

President Bush addresses the nation from the Oval Office on Sept. 11, 2001.

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As the Republican National Convention begins near ground zero, its message will promote President Bush as a strong leader in the war on terrorism. Despite the GOP's conservative platform, featured speaking slots will be filled by the party's more moderate voices. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

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