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Anti-War Protest in Italy Sparks Huge Turnout

Throngs of protesters turn out Saturday for a massive anti-war protest in Florence, Italy. They demanded that the United States rethink an assault on Iraq. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.