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  • My Lai: American Experience

American Experience | Author Jim Frederick Discusses BLACK HEARTS | PBS

Duration: 01:23
Program: My Lai: American Experience #2206

Time magazine's Jim Frederick discusses his latest book "Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death," the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st airborne divisions fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment—a unit known as the Black Heart Brigade. Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq's so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably the country's most dangerous location at its most dangerous time.

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Post Date: May 14, 2010