American Experience

Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

Clip: Season 32 Episode 4 | 4m 55s

The behavior of American soldiers at Abu Ghraib shook President Bush, but, to him, there was no connection with his decision to approve harsh interrogation techniques on Al Qaeda suspects. "It showed the kind of rot that was occurring in Iraq under American occupation,” said journalist Elisabeth Bumiller, “and it showed how far off we had come from American ideals."

Aired: 05/04/20

Rating: NR

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