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CIA Chief Accepts Responsibility for Iraq Uranium Error

CIA Director George Tenet acknowledges that his agency allowed an erroneous statement about Iraq to appear in President Bush's State of the Union address in January. Bush said that Iraq had tried to purchase uranium to build nuclear weapons. This week, the White House acknowledged that the claim was incorrect. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.