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Uploaded on Dec 29, 2010
Peter Maass, in collaboration with ProPublica and The New Yorker, reveals the exact story behind the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein at Firdos Square in Baghdad on April 9, 2003. His reporting shows how the American media exaggerated the importance and context of the toppling, conveying an erroneous sense of victory in a war that was just beginning.