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 Les Aspin - “There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.”
 Les Aspin - “That was not part of the U.N. resolution it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and, frankly, if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off, we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem.”
 Les Aspin - “Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back.”
 Les Aspin - “Before we give you billions more, we want to know what you've done with the trillion you've got.”
 Les Aspin - “We should have done more damage to the Iraqi forces before they withdrew from the Kuwaiti theater.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “Giving viewers a more robust, interactive digital experience is one of our top priorities at NBC Universal. The Golden Globes provides an excellent opportunity for such a component. You will regularly see more interactive features accompanying our programming as we move forward.”
 Les Aspin - “We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “It's a classic rags-to-riches story of one of the most famous icons of our generation, ... You've got this woman on TV telling viewers how to turn doilies into wedding gowns who then walks into a corporate boardroom and kicks ass. With the right tone, it could be a lot of fun.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “It's a classic rags-to-riches story of one of the most famous icons of our generation. You've got this woman on TV telling viewers how to turn doilies into wedding gowns who then walks into a corporate boardroom and kicks ass. With the right tone, it could be a lot of fun.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “The difference here is you're talking about a service that's 247 for a particular genre in a marketplace that is about niche programming, and this is a fairly large niche. So you don't need a huge amount of people to watch your network at any given time to create a business.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “I just think it's expanding a little with more variety. I think we're moving away from the contest shows that go on week after week and toward shows that begin and end in a single episode. ... I think we probably have enough shows with back-stabbing at their core.”
 Jeff Gaspin - “We spend, on average, a couple of hundred thousand dollars an episode, which is a fraction of what the networks spend on dramas, ... We sort of look at these documentaries as cable's version of the drama.”