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A Brief History of the Attorney General Position

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A Brief History of the Attorney General Position

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A Brief History of the Attorney General Position

A Brief History of the Attorney General Position

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As the Senate considers Alberto Gonzales for the post of attorney general, NPR's Ken Rudin offers a history of the office.

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