FRONTLINE; Spying on Saddam
Airdate: 4/27/99, TRT: 56:46, Ch1&2 Stereo Mix, AVID AVR77 OUTPUT GREEN LABEL MASTER
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- Spying on Saddam
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983
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In the wake of Operation Desert Fox, the U.S. assault on Iraq last December, UNSCOM-the special UN commission created to find and destroy Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction-has disintegrated amid charges it was really a spy agency. Scott Ritter, former U.S. Marine and UNSCOM inspector, claims U.S. Intelligence destroyed UNSCOM's credibility when American spies penetrated and compromised the UN arms inspection teams. FRONTLINE investigates Ritter's charges and asks, who really killed UNSCOM?
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