The Moment Saddam Hussein Took Over

Christopher Hitchens chillingly narrates the moment Saddam Hussein took power.  Iraq’s 1979 Fascist Coup is a fascinating moment in history.  We all know how it ended for Saddam, but the archival footage married with part of a Christopher Hitchens speech, showing Saddam Hussein’s final purge of the Iraqi Baath Party leadership, is stunning.

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