PBS NewsHour

New 'Looming Tower' show offers lessons for today

Clip: 02/23/2018 | 6m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

A new drama takes viewers back to the events that led to the 9/11 attacks. Hulu’s "The Looming Tower," based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, retells the true story of the hunt for Osama bin Laden in the years before the fall of 2001, and how U.S. intelligence services withheld information from each other at critical junctures. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 02/23/18

Rating: NR

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