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

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Sponsored By:

American Experience.

Explore Free Resources
She Resisted


She Resisted

Celebrate the strategies and tactics of the movement in a new interactive experience. She Resisted explores the final decade of the women’s suffrage movement through its most powerful images, brought to life with color for the first time.