Getting Into Saddam Hussein's Head

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Israeli actor Igal Naor portrays former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the four-part HBO miniseries, House of Saddam. Courtesy HBO Films hide caption

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HBO's new miniseries, House of Saddam, chronicles the life of the former Iraqi dictator. Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo, who plays Hussein's wife and writer-director Alex Holmes discuss the challenges they faced in portraying the Hussein family



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