US Iraq Policy and Domestic Popular Opinion

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Since President Bush declared the end of major hostilities, there-s been a litany of bad news from Iraq: daily casualties, suicide bombings and predictions that tens of billions of dollars will be required to rebuild that devastated country. With public support declining, Bush went on the offensive yesterday, calling Iraq a test of American will and promising no retreat. In a -major speech- to the American Legion, Bush tried to rally support for the continued occupation and rebuilding of Iraq. He said that America-s will was being tested and promised there would be -no retreat.- We speak with a White House correspondent, a political scientist who-s written on public opinion in wartime, and Presidential speechwriters about President Bush-s political challenges as he defends his conduct of the -war on terror- on the eve of his re-election campaign.
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Marinucci-s article about Governor Gray Davis on experience, Schwarzenegger

President Bush's remarks to American Legion

Central Command

State Department on Iraq

USA Today article on US difficulty in finding help in Iraq

Dr. King's "I have a dream" speech

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