PBS NewsHour

From Guatemalan, Scientists Unearth Signs of Genocide

Clip: 05/08/2013 | 13m 5s

In Guatemala, investigators using forensic science have compelling evidence that thousands of innocent indigenous Ixil Mayans were the target of extermination in the 1980s. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on how murder, politics and science intersect in the genocide trial of former leader Efrain Rios Montt.

Aired: 05/08/13

Rating: NR

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