American Experience

The Surge of Troops in Iraq

Clip: Season 32 Episode 4 | 3m 18s

“To sell the surge to the American public, Bush had been forced to take a rare step — admit his mistake.” President Bush than enlisted the assistance of General David Petraeus to lead the surge, a move that later paid off.

Aired: 05/04/20

Rating: NR

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