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The secret history of ISIS

Author: Michael KirkMike WiserJim GilmoreWill LymanMike McNallyAll authors
Publisher: Arlington, Virginia : PBS Distribution, [2016] ©2016
Series: WGBY DVD Collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the emergence of the terrorist organization ISIS, in part a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and subsequent miscalculations by two U.S. presidents. Feautures commentary by key policymakers and counterterrorism experts.
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Genre/Form: History
Television programs
Video recordings
DVD-Video discs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī; Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kirk; Mike Wiser; Jim Gilmore; Will Lyman; Mike McNally; Nada Bakos; Chuck Hagel; Ali H Soufan; Richard A Clarke; Bruce Hoffman; Colin L Powell; Charles S Faddis; Karen DeYoung; David Howell Petraeus; Emma Sky; Steve Audette; Ben McCoy; John E Low; Raney Aronson-Rath; Kirk Documentary Group,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781627897471 162789747X
OCLC Number: 952505764
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
Running time on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 56 minutes.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series: Frontline May 17, 2016.
Wide screen (16x9).
"Tonight's program contains graphic imagery of war. Viewer discretion is advised."
Credits: Editor, Steve Audette, A.C.E. ; director of photography, Ben McCoy ; original music, John E. Low ; executive producer, Raney Aronson-Rath.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman ; additional voiceover, Mike McNally ; reported by Jim Gilmore, commentators, Nada Bakos, Chuck Hagel, Ali Soufan, Richard Clarke, Bruce Hoffman, Colin Powell, Sam Faddis, Karen DeYoung, David Petraeus, Emma Sky.
Target Audience: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-MA (mature audiences only; this program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17).
Description: 1 videodisc (56min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Series Title: WGBY DVD Collection
Other Titles: Secret history of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Frontline production with Kirk Documentary Group ; produced by Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser ; written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser ; directed by Michael Kirk.

Abstract:

Chronicles the emergence of the terrorist organization ISIS, in part a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and subsequent miscalculations by two U.S. presidents. Feautures commentary by key policymakers and counterterrorism experts.

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