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Unsolved history : suicide bombers / produced by Termite Art Productions for Discovery Channel ; Lions Gate Entertainment.

Martin, J. V. (Added Author). Nelson, Erik. (Added Author). Leggett, Mark. (Added Author). Discovery Channel (Firm) (Added Author). Termite Art Productions. (Added Author). Lions Gate Home Entertainment. (Added Author). Discovery Communications, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Otterbein PL - Otterbein DVD UNS (Text) DVD 34046000241375 DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, Inc., [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"In late October, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon, a truck loaded with explosives and driven by a suicidal member of the Hezbollah terrorist organization crashed through the security perimeter of the U.S. Marine barracks and slammed into the compound. In the ensuing explosion, 241 Americans were killed. This was the harbinger of many suicide bombings to come--including the shocking terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Join experts as they re-open the file on the Beirut disaster to analyze the methods and the motives of the typical suicide bomber. Investigators demonstrate how the Beirut bombing has become a microcosm of the current worldwide epidemic of bombings and suicidal terrorists. Military security personnel discuss the unique challenges involved in combating suicide attackers and newly developed techniques that can prevent similar bombings in the future" -- Publisher web site.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, Erik Nelson ; produced and directed by Pascal Franchot ; music by Mark Leggett.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by J.V. Martin.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: not rated.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Suicide bombers.
Suicide bombings.
Bombers (Terrorists)
United States Marine Compound Bombing, Beirut, Lebanon, 1983.
Documentary television programs.

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