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"American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl"

Season 2019 Episode 10 | 28m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Marcia Franklin talks with Michael Ames about his book, “American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. Tragedy in Afghanistan.” Bergdahl was a soldier from Hailey, Idaho, who walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban. He was held and tortured for five years. Ames and his co-author delve into Bergdahl’s childhood and the politics surrounding the search for him.

Aired: 12/13/19

Rating: TV-G

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