Giuliani, GOP Tout Bush's War Leadership

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani delivers the headlining speech. Credit; Reuters

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani delivers the headlining speech on the first night of the 2004 Republican National Convention. Reuters hide caption

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani delivers the headlining speech. Credit: Reuters

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani delivers the headlining speech on the first night of the 2004 Republican National Convention. Reuters hide caption

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Speeches at the Republican Convention portray President Bush as a strong wartime leader in the post-Sept. 11 era.

After Sen. John McCain made the case for the war in Iraq and Bush's re-election, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani emphasized Bush's successes and assailed his opponent, Democrat Sen. John Kerry. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Robert Smith.

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