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Dead Reckoning | The General’s Ghost (Hour 1)

The General’s Ghost (Hour 1)

The film begins with vengeance: U.S. General Douglas MacArthur’s 1945 military trial of Japan’s General Tomoyuki Yamashita for horrific atrocities in the Philippines. Despite the lack of any evidence that Yamashita ordered or even knew about the atrocities, he was condemned to death, raising the question: Are commanders responsible for crimes their troops commit?

Premiere Date: March 28, 2017 | Runtime: 00:54:16GPB Passport

About Dead Reckoning

A new three-hour PBS series follows war crimes investigators and prosecutors as they pursue some of the world’s most notorious war criminals. The tactics that emerged from those pursuits now inform the effort to expose, prosecute, and punish present day human rights violators whose depredations have left millions dead and displaced.