Franks: Baath Party Dissolved Gen. Tommy Franks issues a statement saying Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, the political organization that dominated the country for 35 years, "is dissolved." Meanwhile, Iraqi doctors denounce the new U.S.-appointed Iraqi health minister, a one-time Baath Party member. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce.
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Gen. Franks: Iraqi Baath Party 'Dissolved'

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Gen. Franks: Iraqi Baath Party 'Dissolved'

Gen. Franks: Iraqi Baath Party 'Dissolved'

Gen. Franks: Iraqi Baath Party 'Dissolved'

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Gen. Tommy Franks issues a statement saying Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, the political organization that dominated the country for 35 years, "is dissolved." Meanwhile, Iraqi doctors denounce the new U.S.-appointed Iraqi health minister, a one-time Baath Party member. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce.

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