Season 18, Episode 9 The Survival of Saddam
First Aired: January 25, 2000
Examining how Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein rose to power and how he stays there. It's his “incredible control,” says director-producer Greg Barker. Iraq, he adds, has been “one of the 20th century's most efficient and brutal police states.” The hour also examines Saddam's influences (a major one was Josef Stalin) and his “vision” of the country.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1983
- Rating: None
- Premise: Investigative news program featuring in-depth documentaries. (more)