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FRONTLINE; Bush’s War, Part 1


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Bush’s War, Part 1
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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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Part 1 of 2. A history of the Iraq War that features both new and archival reporting, beginning in the year following 9/11, when the Bush administration was discussing the idea of ousting Saddam Hussein's regime. Included: divisions within the administration on the matter; what role the UN should play; whether intelligence linking Hussein to Al Qaeda could be trusted.



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Public Affairs
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