- Reporter's Notebook: US Version of the Kelly Scandal?
In Britain, Prime Minister Tony Blair has been shaken by a scandal with parallels to what President Bush is facing. The name of a previously unknown government expert on weapons of mass destruction was made public after the BBC reported he was skeptical about the war on Iraq. David Kelly committed suicide. Now, after 6 weeks of extraordinary public hearings, the country awaits Lord Hutton's report. Watching it all was Harry Shearer--satirist, political commentator and host of public radio's Le Show.
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