Frontline - Bush's War

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Overview

After six years of following fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and Fallujah, following the insurgency and the search for WMDs, highlighting the controversies of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, and revealing the often unsettling facts about the surge and the insurgency, the producers of Frontline mark the five year anniversary of the Iraq invasion by offering the definitive dissection of the war that has split a nation and shaken the world.
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Overview

After six years of following fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and Fallujah, following the insurgency and the search for WMDs, highlighting the controversies of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, and revealing the often unsettling facts about the surge and the insurgency, the producers of Frontline mark the five year anniversary of the Iraq invasion by offering the definitive dissection of the war that has split a nation and shaken the world.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/27/2008
  • UPC: 841887009447
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 4:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 70,164

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Michael Kirk Director, Producer, Screenwriter
David Fanning Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frontline: Bush's War
1. Introduction [2:05]
2. Within Hours of the 9/11 Attacks [9:50]
3. Preparing the Plan of Attack [9:42]
4. Cheney's Focus: New Wartime Powers [9:36]
5. The Afghanistan Campaign [10:46]
6. Cheney's Secret Plan for Handling Detainees [6:55]
7. Iraq is Back On the Table [7:48]
8. Working In the Shadows [10:07]
9. Rumsfeld: Hardball In-Fighter [10:36]
10. Rumsfeld Takes On the Generals and State Dept. [8:30]
11. The Drumbeats of War [11:04]
12. Tough New Interrogation Techniques [6:00]
13. The CIA National Intelligence Estimate On WMD [11:35]
14. The CIA's Flawed Intelligence Goes Public [9:21]
15. Powell Makes the Case for War at the U.N. [7:50]
16. The Countdown to War [1:40]
17. Credits [9:06]
1. Introduction [2:03]
2. The Invasion is Over In Three Weeks [10:43]
3. Plans for Postwar Iraq Quickly Go Awry [10:12]
4. L. Paul Bremer Takes Over [11:44]
5. Bremer's Next Edict: Dissolve the Iraqi Army [6:57]
6. No Weapons of Mass Destruction [10:33]
7. Things are Getting Bad, Fast [10:27]
8. Late 2003 - Spring 2004 [11:31]
9. The Insurgency Rages [10:11]
10. Bush Re-Elected; Iraqis Vote [11:17]
11. 2006: A Flickering Civil War [10:43]
12. A New Defense Secretary, a New Strategy [6:42]
13. Credits [3:07]
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    NEW overview history of Bush's War

    I saw this on FRONTLINE. It is the best overview of the IRAQ war in many years. This video describes how the decisions were made. If one wants to learn how we got into IRAQ this is a must see video.

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