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Opening the Anthrax Letter

  • Aired: 10/11/2011
  • 01:42
  • Rating: NR
"I remember thinking: 'Oh, this is from kids. This is going to be pretty cute. I can't wait to see what they're writing to Sen. Daschle about,'" Grant Leslie tells FRONTLINE. Upon opening the letter, white powder fell into her lap.
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Grant Leslie thought she was opening a letter from children when white powder spilled out.
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