Book Alleges U.S. Knew of Prisoner Abuse in 2002

Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh was among the first to publish details of the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. In a new book, Chain of Command, Hersh alleges that the Bush administration knew in the fall of 2002 about abuse at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Chain Of Command

The Road From 9/11 To Abu Ghraib

by Seymour M. Hersh

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