Letters from Baghdad

Questioning British Occupation in Iraq

Clip | 1m 2s

Gertrude Bell questions the British occupation of Iraq in 1917 shortly after her arrival in Baghdad. While interviewing the inhabitants of the country, she learns that one of the worst downsides of the occupation is the requisition of houses.

Aired: 12/11/18

Rating: TV-PG

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