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Tuesday, September 14, 2004

  • Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib

    Hershpanel

    Pulitzer prize-winning reporter Seymour Hersh joins us in our firehouse studio to talk about his new book, Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib. The book takes a look behind the public story of President Bush’s "war on terror" and into the lies and obsessions that led America into Iraq. Hersh provides a new account of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal that he exposed last spring and of where, he believes, responsibility for the scandal ultimately lies. [includes rush transcript]

  • Kidnapped Italian Aid Worker Simona Torretta On Why She Went to Baghdad: "Iraq is a Part of My Life"

    Torrettas

    As the fate of the two Italian and two Iraqi humanitarian workers of the Italian organization "A Bridge to Baghdad" abducted last week hangs in the balance, we play an excerpt of an interview recorded in February 2004 with Simona Toretta, one of the Italian aid workers taken hostage. [includes rush transcript]

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