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National And Int'l Media Descend on Provo for Cheney Visit

National And Int'l Media Descend on Provo for Cheney Visit

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Randall Jeppesen, KSL NewsradioNational and international media are descending upon Provo as they prepare for Vice President Dick Cheney to arrive, including a well know middle-eastern television network.

BYU student Ashley Sanders is one of the alternative commencement organizers. A documentary filmmaker is following her. The CBS Evening News is coming, The New York Times called and Al Jezeerah interviewed her as well. "We just talked about what it's like to be Mormon; what Mormonism is," Sanders says.

The Al Jezeerah interview lasted about half an hour. Sanders says, "They just liked the idea of it being, you know, this really, really conservative state. And people on this conservative campus are opposing Dick Cheney. They thought it was a sign, you know, of the final fortress falling."

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