Thursday, September 6, 2012

When Terrorists Become Prisoners

In May 1945, The New York Times reported of the island of Okinawa, “Japanese terrorists operating behind American lines have beheaded thirty-eight Okinawan civilians….”

Despite atrocities reportedly committed by forces of the Empire of Japan, American interrogators like Frank Gibney treated Japanese prisoners with respect.  

Please consult the Harper's Magazine interview with Frank Gibney's filmmaker son, Alex Gibney.  Hear and read World War II veteran Frank Gibney's own words as the credits roll in the compelling documentary Taxi to the Dark Side, and the New York Times article by Adam Liptak.  
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