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U.S. Officer Implicated in Abu Ghraib Prison Death

Preliminary hearings in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal begin in Baghdad with a bombshell allegation: A witness testifies that a U.S. colonel in military intelligence helped to cover up the beating death of a detainee. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Jackie Spinner of The Washington Post.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
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