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Bush Military Records and Fact-Checking

Doubts about the authenticity of documents used in a CBS News report on President Bush's Vietnam-ear military records last week raise questions about how media organizations check their facts. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Bob Steele of the Poynter Institute about how information is verified, and how media makers can do a better job.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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