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World Community Cautious on Wolfowitz Nomination

On Wednesday, President Bush nominated Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, a leading architect of the war in Iraq, to head the World Bank. The choice is already meeting opposition from the international community. NPR's Ed Gordon discusses the nomination with Nancy Birdsall, president of the Center for Global Development, and Emira Woods, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.