We just attended Karl Rove‘s speech at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, which was organized by the Clinton School of Public Service.

Rove spoke mainly about presidential history, but in a question-and-answer session that followed, he addressed the uproar over interim U.S. Attorney appointments, the Bush administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina, the conviction of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby and other topics. (Rove took questions from Clinton School Dean Skip Rutherford. The audience was not given the opportunity to ask questions.)

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POSTSCRIPT: A more observant attendee spotted interim U.S. Attorney Tim Griffin in the audience. He was sitting in the second row, next to the center aisle.

UPDATE: Here is Rove on the U.S. Attorney appointments (now linked at talkingpointsmemo.com):

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UPDATE 2: TPMmuckraker transcribed Rove’s remarks from this video footage.

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