Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: The Washington Post, New York Times, Reuters (2), Associated Press, BBC, The Washington Post, CNN, The Washington Post, Associated Press, The Times (London), New York Post, Philadelphia Inquirer

"They came out dead."

Brig. Gen. Frank Helmick, on the raid that killed ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay

"In a few days they will show us another fat body with a beard and say it's Saddam."

Zohair Maty, a 30-year-old Iraqi laborer, skeptical that pictures of Saddam Hussein's sons were authentic

"We've seen surfboards, pieces of Styrofoam, bathtubs, refrigerators. But never an automobile."

Coast Guard Petty Officer Ryan Doss, on 12 Cubans who tried to sail a 1951 Chevy truck from the communist-ruled island to the United States

"Don't run. You will be terminated."

San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, warning Arnold Schwarzenegger against running for governor in the recall election this fall

"Fourteen-year-old girls steal lipstick, not rob banks."

Detective Michael Duffy, of Barnegat, N.J., on a bank heist that involved an entire family, including 14-year-old twin sisters

"To me, this is more important than the presidential visit we had last year."

Army veteran Larry Knopp, who waited hours to see the parade in Elizabeth, W. Va., honoring former prisoner of war Pfc. Jessica Lynch

"Simply put, our results show that Kansas is considerably flatter than a pancake. …

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