Skip to comments.Bush's War: PBS/FRONTLINE
Posted on 03/24/2008 9:40:29 AM PDT by FilmCutter
Bush's War Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2008 9 P.M. (check local listings) From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge-for six years, FRONTLINE has revealed the defining stories of the war on terror in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence. Now, on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga unfolds in the two-part FRONTLINE special Bush's War, airing Monday, March 24, from 9 to 11:30 P.M. and Tuesday, March 25, 2008, from 9 to 11 P.M. ET on PBS (check local listings). Veteran producer Michael Kirk (The Torture Question, The Dark Side) draws on one of the richest archives in broadcast journalism--more than 40 FRONTLINE reports on the war on terror. Combined with fresh reporting and new interviews, Bush's War will be the definitive documentary analysis of one of the most challenging periods in the nation's history.
Following the broadcast,Bush's War comes alive online with free streaming video of the entire documentary and more than 100 video highlights of pivotal moments since 9/11. Watch a preview now at pbs.org/frontline/bushswar.
your humble conservative editor.
Then why was it called “Bush’s War?” That’s a rather *loaded* term that automatically implies bias.
Are you saying this is not a work that is meant to be destructive of the Bush administration?
Agreed, it is this type of bias as if this is a personal war of the President and not the country with any stakes in the matter for the latter.
And that’s certainly not the case.
Liberal BDS caused the Iraq war to last longer then it needed. How do those liberals square that one?
My first impression as well.
I’ll miss it.
It’s on PBS — Public Bullsh!t System.
Something tells me the program won’t address that....
You left the following out and it's not Bush's War. It's Saddam's War. Saddam never once honored the 1991 surrender agreement (UNSCR 687) which included the complete verification of disarmament. And you left out that it is US Law to overthrow the Saddam Regime as signed into US law by then President Clinton under the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998.
"CLINTON: Good evening.
Earlier today, I ordered America's armed forces to strike military and security targets in Iraq. They are joined by British forces. Their mission is to attack Iraq's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors.
The hard fact is that so long as Saddam remains in power, he threatens the well-being of his people, the peace of his region, the security of the world.
The best way to end that threat once and for all is with a new Iraqi government -- a government ready to live in peace with its neighbors, a government that respects the rights of its people."
Oval Office Address to the American People
December 16, 1998
Surely you’ve heard of Wilson’s War, Roosevelt’s War, Truman’s War, Kennedy’s War, and Clinton’s War!
Obama has called it Bush’s war too is that the kind of Bi-partisanship he is preaching? As indicated by his pastor, I think what Obama means by his healing the Bi-partisan divide in D.C. is going to go something like this. I am left of center, liberal progressive, I will frame the debate on an issue using that ideology. If you do not agree with me then you will be labled divisive, racist, bigotted, typical White, Christian Conservatives....
Thats how I shut down free speech.
PBS should have been defunded and cut loose many years ago.
You should hear the radio promos for this on Boston radio. From the audio clips they are playing in the promo, it certainly sounds extremely biased. One of the quips has some man saying that “(Bush) highjacked congress and like a hijacked airplane you can’t control where it goes...”
Sounds like “filmcutter” hit and ran...
And I'll just presume you didn't know the title would be 'Bush's War', when you agreed to work on it.
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