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Gen. Franks: Iraqi 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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Christopher Joyce is a correspondent on the science desk at NPR. His stories can be heard on all of NPR's news programs, including NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.