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Polls: African-American Community Split over War

Opinion polls show that roughly 70 percent of Americans support the war with Iraq. African-Americans, however, have been more reluctant. One poll shows blacks evenly divided, while another shows a substantial majority opposed. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports.

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Ina Jaffe
Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."