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U.S. Missile Attack Opens War with Iraq

The U.S. launches a pre-dawn missile attack on what President Bush calls "selected targets of military importance" in Iraq. In Baghdad, where streets are deserted, Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf accuses President Bush of a crime against humanity in ordering the attack. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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Anne Garrels
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.