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Iraqi Fruit Grove Focus of Anti-U.S. Sentiments

Opposition to U.S. forces grows in Dhulwayiaa, a village north of Baghdad, after American troops cut down the town's fruit trees. Villagers complain they've lost their livelihood. U.S. commanders say the grove was providing cover for Iraqi gunmen sniping at American troops. Hear NPR's Jacki Lyden.

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Jacki Lyden
Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.