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U.S. Supply Planes Touch Down at Baghdad Airport

The first supply planes have touched down in the newly renamed Baghdad Airport, now controlled by U.S. forces despite sporadic attacks from Iraqi forces. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt, with the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.