Can the Rest of the World Save Zimbabwe?

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The western powers call Robert Mugabe's re-election a "sham," but the President of Zimbabwe is seeking legitimacy at today's summit meeting of the African Union. We look at the prospects for outside intervention and at the politics and economics of a devastated country. Also, President Bush sings a $162 Billion war-spending bill, and with the approach of Independence Day, there's tough talk on the presidential campaign trail about heroism, patriotism and sacrifice.


Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe walks with a guard to be sworn in for a sixth term in office on June 29 after being declared the winner of a one-man election. Photo: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Katie Cooper