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Wednesday, April 21, 2004
 

More USG re-writing of digital history: Rumsfeld interview to Woodward airbrushed


The last time we looked at such an effort by USG (March 19), it was a text that was put online, and then removed.

Here (WaPo April 21), the transcripts of a couple of interviews were placed on the DOD site, but minus a controversial passage. In Plan of Attack, Woodward has
Rumsfeld...telling Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi ambassador to Washington, in January 2003 that he could "take that to the bank" that the invasion would happen.

Larry DiRita, Rummy's Scott McClellan, said there was an honest disagreement on what was said.


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