In may of 2004 images of prisoner abuse in Iraq shocked the world. Was this the work of a few "bad apples," or did the the responsibility go all the way to the top? American Inquisition traces the origins of policies that gave rise to the use of torture. Interviews with journalists, psychologists and legal scholars attempt to peel away the layers of denial and secrecy that obscure the truth about a practice that is widespread, illegal, and ongoing. Producers: John Odam & Chris Davis
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