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Bush Set to Implement Faith-Based Initiatives

President Bush readies executive orders implementing much-debated elements of his "faith-based initiatives." One permits charities to use religious affiliation in hiring decisions. Another gives some charity food programs a better shot at federal money. Jim Towey, who directs the White House's faith-based efforts, speaks with NPR's Juan Williams.

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Juan Williams
Juan Williams, one of America's leading journalists, is a news analyst, appearing regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. Knowledgeable and charismatic, Williams brings insight and depth — hallmarks of NPR programs — to a wide spectrum of issues and ideas.

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