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PBS Premiere: Sept. 21, 2010Check local listings »
Encore Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2011

Synopsis

Filmed in Yemen and Guantánamo, The Oath interweaves the stories of Abu Jandal, Bin Laden's former bodyguard and Salim Hamdan, a man facing war crimes charges.

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Meeting Osama Bin Laden
Additional Video
Salim's Sentence
Classroom Clip
Salim's Case Progresses
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Salim's Work for Al Qaeda
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Salim Imprisoned
Classroom Clip
Homework
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Laura Poitras
Filmmaker Interview
The Oath
Feature Film