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Jackson in the Desert: Jesse Jackson and a crew of about 10 are in Iraq, where Jackson is scheduled to interview Saddam Hussein for the syndicated TV program “Inside Edition.” King World, the syndicators, reportedly paid Jackson about $125,000 for the interview. Av Westin, a former ABC News executive who is in charge of “Inside Edition,” said Jackson is expected back from the Persian Gulf either Saturday or Sunday evening. He expects to have the broadcast on Tuesday’s “Inside Edition.”


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