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Live Chat: Inside the FBI's Anthrax Investigation
Read the full transcript of our live chat with "Anthrax Files" reporters Mike Wiser (FRONTLINE), Stephen Engleberg (ProPublica), and Greg Gordon (McClatchy).
October 12, 2011
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The Anthrax Files
FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers take a hard look at the FBI's investigation of the country's most notorious act of bioterrorism
October 11, 2011
New Evidence Adds Doubt to FBI's Case Against Anthrax Suspect
The FBI still insists it had the right man in Bruce Ivins, an Army biologist who committed suicide in 2008 before being charged with the mailings that killed five people. But an in-depth look by FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy found new evidence challenging the government's claims that the case against Ivins is ironclad.
October 10, 2011
Did Bruce Ivins Hide Attack Anthrax from the FBI?
FBI and Justice Department investigators say the Army microbiologist submitted a deceptive sample of anthrax to cover up his role as perpetrator of the 2001 anthrax letter attacks. But records found by FRONTLINE, McClatchy and ProPublica show Ivins made available three other samples of his spores, each of which matched those used in the letters.
October 10, 2011
Was FBI's Science Good Enough to ID Anthrax Killer?
Federal prosecutors say sound science connected U.S. Army scientist Bruce Ivins to the anthrax letter attacks in 2001. But a former FBI official involved in the case now says more research was needed to make the scientific evidence strong enough to be used in court.
October 10, 2011
The Bruce Ivins I Knew
A goofball scientist, practical joker or a man with a "dark side"? How people who knew him remember Dr. Bruce Ivins...
October 10, 2011