Running Time: 28 minutes
"Horrifying...glimpses at the civilian devastation inflicted by allied bombing." - San Jose Mercury News
"Unrelenting...substantially contradicts administration claims that civilian damage from the American-led bombing campaign was light."
- Dennis Bernstein, Pacific News Service
At the height of the allied aerial bombing of Iraq, newsman Jon Alpert,
a long-time contributor to NBC News, captured on camera what it was like to be on the ground.
Traveling with former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, he documented widespread civilian
casualties and extensive damage to homes, villages and markets, sometimes only minutes after
Although several networks initially expressed
strong interest in the footage, all declined to air it, and
NBC ended its long affiliation with Alpert, a seven-time Emmy-winner.