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FRONTLINE; War We Left Behind, The

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War We Left Behind, The
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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Investigates the hidden strategies of the air war against Iraq and the devastating impact of the bombing campaign on Iraqi civilians. During a three-week journey through Iraq, producers Andrew and Leslie Cockburn reveal how the war destroyed Iraq's industrial base, leaving most Iraqis without electricity, sewage lines or purified water, vulnerable to disease and hunger and part of the "slow motion disaster" that is Iraq today.

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