FRONTLINE

Forever Prison

Clip: Season 35 Episode 9 | 15m 6s

FRONTLINE and Retro Report explore the little-known history of how Guantanamo Bay prison became a place where the government claimed it could hold people beyond the reach of U.S. law. It happened a decade before 9/11, in the wake of a bloody coup in nearby Haiti.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: NR

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