What happened on March 30, 2004
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Bush Puts a 'Cancer on the Presidency' Robert Scheer, Robert Scheer writes a weekly column for The Times and is coauthor of "The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq" (Seven Stories Press/Akashic Books, 2003).
On the Outs, and Loving Every Minute Betty Rollin, Betty Rollin is the author of "First, You Cry" (HarperCollins, 1976) and "Last Wish" (Perseus Books, 1985) and a contributing correspondent for PBS.
Keep Iraq Above Politics James R. Schlesinger and Thomas R. Pickering, James R. Schlesinger held the position of secretary of Defense under presidents Nixon and Ford, and he was secretary of Energy under President Carter. Thomas R. Pickering retired from government in 2001 as undersecretary of State for political affairs. They serve as co-chairs of an independent task force on post-conflict Iraq convened by the Council on Foreign Relations.
Voices in the Wilderness Are Turning Into a Chorus Daniel Benjamin, Daniel Benjamin, co-author of "The Age of Sacred Terror" (Random House, 2002), was on the National Security Council staff from 1994 to 1999.