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On Native Soil

On Native Soil
2:00:00 | 2005

Categories: Documentary, War

Almost as frightening as the tragic events it details, ON NATIVE SOIL is essential viewing for anyone seeking to understand how systemic failures in U.S. national security led to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. By focusing on 9/11 survivors, the surviving family members of 9/11 victims, and their passionate demand for an official investigation into the World Trade Center attacks masterminded by Osama bin Laden, this riveting documentary serves as a remarkable audio-visual companion to the 9/11 Commission's official report.

Featuring alternating narration by Kevin Costner and Hilary Swank, the film contains much of the same material included in other 9/11 documentaries, but it's informed by an inspiring sense of moral outrage as we learn, step by step, how much the U.S. government and the Bush administration knew about possible terrorist attacks prior to 9/11, and failed to take any significant action against those threats. Beginning with former CNN reporter Peter Arnett's revealing interview with bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1997, and ending with the sobering observation that we're still inadequately prepared for another 9/11-like attack, ON NATIVE SOIL unfolds with a deeply personal perspective that's dramatically contrasted by the galling audacity of administrative spin control.

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c********m
June 13, 2014
this is my first time, I hope I love it

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1********g
September 28, 2012
The US gov. knew before the attack and did nothing because they Bush admin. wanted to attack Iraq for oil.

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p********m
September 16, 2012
patti's desk: this was an inside atack, as remember some people, that made it out, said they heard bombs go off. also, no way, could that amount of fuel melted the steel that fast. they have videos of trucks arriving , around 3 am , leaving about 5am, none shown , prior to past several days. this had been planned for a long time. we cannot trust some countries, those that have a bad hate for america, what we stand for. "GOD", bless america, keep her safe, keep socialism out. pl, orl, fl

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