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Rice Confronts Questions of Pre-Sept. 11 Warnings

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Rice Confronts Questions of Pre-Sept. 11 Warnings

Rice Confronts Questions of Pre-Sept. 11 Warnings

Rice Confronts Questions of Pre-Sept. 11 Warnings

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice began a tour of the Middle East on Monday, but must confront a dispute at home over what happened in the months before the Sept. 11 attacks.

New York Times correspondent Philip Shenon, traveling with Rice on her tour, talks with Alex Chadwick about Rice's disputed meeting before the attacks with former CIA chief George Tenet, who warned that an al-Qaida attack was imminent.

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