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Bush: Missile-Defense System to Debut in 2004

President Bush announces the United States intends to launch a new -- though limited -- missile-defense system by 2004 -- speeding up previous plans to implement the groundbreaking technology. An initial group of 10 interceptor missiles would be based in Alaska. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

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