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Iraqi Public Gripped by Saddam Case

NPR's Philip Reeves in Baghdad reports on reaction among ordinary Iraqis to the televised court appearance of Saddam Hussein. Many Baghdadis, glued to television footage of their former leader, want Saddam executed.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.