The Torture Question (#2401)
In the uncertain weeks following September 11, an internal power struggle was underway deep inside the Bush administration. Waged between partisans at the highest levels of the government, that battle exemplifies the struggle to create a legal framework to give the president authority to aggressively interrogate enemy fighters in the war on terror. Join "Frontline" as we go behind closed doors to investigate the struggle over how and when to use what was called "coercive interrogation." [86 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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