FRONTLINE

The Torture Question

Season 24 Episode 1 | 1h 24m 41s

The 9/11 attacks lead to a “get-tough” policy for the U.S. government. FRONTLINE examines how this harsh new standard for torture worked its way around the globe and down to the cell blocks of Abu Ghraib.

Aired: 10/18/05

Rating: NR

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