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Laura Bush on Myanmar Cyclone

On May 3, 2008, Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, causing major damage and a massive death toll. Speaking from the White House on May 5 in her first press conference, first lady Laura Bush criticizes the country’s military government for failure to warn its citizens of the impending storm.

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