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Dr. Khidir Hamza in Saddam's Bombmaker

Saddam's Bombmaker

2003 NR

Dr. Khidir Hamza spent two decades developing Iraq's atomic weapons program, then defected from his native country in 1994. Based on Hamza's book &NFi;Saddam's Bombmaker: The Terrifying Inside Story of the Iraqi Nuclear and Biological Weapons Agenda&NFi_;, this fascinating documentary tells his story. Profiling Saddam Hussein as a dictator prone to drunken rages and the frequent murderer of underlings, Hamza discusses his escape and his work with the CIA.