Exclusive: New Photos of Anthrax Suspect’s Lab
January 30, 2012, 11:00 am ET
Watch The Anthrax Files, our October 2011 examination of the country’s most notorious act of bioterrorism.
Last fall, 10 years after the country was stunned by the anthrax attacks, FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers took a hard look at the FBI’s $100 million investigation to find the killer. Our investigation raised a number of questions about the strength of the Justice Department’s case against microbiologist Dr. Bruce Ivins, whom they named as the killer after he committed suicide in 2008.
As part of our reporting, we filed more than 30 FOIA requests and recently received a CD from the FBI with a number of rarely seen photos of Ivins’ lab, including the machine the FBI claims he used to make the deadly attack anthrax powder.
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