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Palin dismisses her critics

John McCain's running mate Sarah Palin has addressed a rapturous crowd as she made her US Republican convention debut.

Directing her comments at media commentators, she said she was "not going to Washington to seek their good opinion" but to serve the people.

Philipa Thomas reports from St Paul in Minnesota.


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