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Memos on Torture Conflict with Bush Legal Policies

Bush administration memos from the departments of Justice and Defense reportedly contradict other administration policies on torture and interrogation -- especially the administration's arguments made at the Supreme Court. The memos have been revealed by media outlets this week, sparking congressional calls for making them public. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.