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Sri Lanka: A Terrorist in the Family

Special | 13m 44s

Filmmaker Beate Arnestad moved to Sri Lanka in 2002 and saw that an entire generation was growing up surrounded by violence. Her resulting film My Daughter the Terrorist, recut and excerpted here, goes inside the special Tamil Tigers' suicide division and is believed to be the first time any suicide bomber has spoken on film about their training and motivations.

Aired: 10/01/08

Rating: NR

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