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Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Wednesday, Oct. 9:

Some liberals complain that President Bush has not proved his case against Iraq
• Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind.

The U.N. Security Council is struggling with a tough, new resolution to send weapons inspectors back to Iraq
Mark Brzenzinksi, director for Russian and Eurasian affairs on the National Security Council during the Clinton administration

George W. Bush became a wartime president as soon as the first plane hit the World Trade Center
Bill Sammon, author of Fighting Back: The War on Terrorism From Inside the Bush White House

The Pentagon says Saddam Hussein is very good at hiding things despite what he agrees to do on paper
• Dr. Robert Gallucci, former UNSCOM deputy executive chairman

They say leaders are born, not made, but a Los Angeles middle school is doing its best to raise the next generation of leaders with an eye on social justice
Roger Lowenstein, executive director of the Los Angeles Leadership Academy

A federal judge orders West Coast ports to reopen after President Bush invokes the Taft-Hartley Act
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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