American Experience

The Weapons of Mass Destruction

Clip: Season 32 Episode 4 | 5m 21s

The final nail in the coffin of the hunt for Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction came in January 2004 when David Kay told Bush the intelligence reports had been wrong. There were none. “It went to the heart of the Iraq question,” said journalist Peter Baker. “Did the administration mislead the public in some way? Did it intentionally deceive the American people in order to go to war?”

Aired: 05/04/20

Rating: NR

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