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Humanitarian Aid Reaches Umm Qasr

The British humanitarian aid ship Sir Galahad arrives in the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr. Scuffles break out as the food and water shipments are distributed, and some Iraqis worry they would be left empty-handed. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with BBC correspondent Owen Bennett-Jones in Kuwait City.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.