The commanding general of Abu Ghraib tells her story
This is a fascinating interview with Janis Karpinski, who was head of the Abu Ghraib jail during the prisoner abuse scandal. She's retired now and trying to clear her name and her reputation, and does a decent job of it here. She shares some frightening details about the prisoner abuse scandal, the institutionalization of torture and the use of women in the army as scapegoats for these scandals.
JANIS KARPINSKI, Brigadier General who was the commanding officer at Abu Ghraib during the prisoner abuses talks about her memoir "One Woman's Army: The Commanding General of Abu Ghraib Tells Her Story."
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Originally aired 11/07/05
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