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NAACP Chair's Speech Prompts IRS Probe

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NAACP Chair's Speech Prompts IRS Probe

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NAACP Chair's Speech Prompts IRS Probe

NAACP Chair's Speech Prompts IRS Probe

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The Internal Revenue Service is looking into whether NAACP Chairman Julian Bond violated the restriction on political activity by tax-exempt groups when he criticized the Bush administration in a speech at the group's annual convention in July 2004. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Frances Hill, professor at the University of Miami School of Law.