The torture report: a graphic adaptation
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New York : Nation Books, [2017].
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"The more who learn the truth the better off the country will be, because there is no better safeguard against the revival of torture than a well-informed public." --Jane Mayer, from the IntroductionOn December 9, 2014, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report that strongly condemned the CIA for its secret and brutal use of torture in the treatment of prisoners captured in the "war on terror" during the George W. Bush administration. This deeply researched and fully documented investigation caused monumental controversy, interest, and concern, and starkly highlighted both how ineffective the program was as well as the lengths to which the CIA had gone to conceal it.In The Torture Report, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón use their celebrated graphic-storytelling abilities to make the damning torture report accessible, finally allowing Americans to lift the veil and fully understand the crimes committed by the CIA.
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Book
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xi, 125 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.
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English
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1568585756, 9781568585758

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Includes bibliographical references.
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"On December 9, 2014, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report that strongly condemned the CIA for its secret and brutal use of torture in the treatment of prisoners captured in the 'war on terror' during the George W. Bush administration. This deeply researched and fully documented investigation caused monumental controversy, interest, and concern, and starkly highlighted both how ineffective the program was as well as the lengths to which the CIA had gone to conceal it. In The Torture Report, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón use their celebrated graphic-storytelling abilities to make the damning report accessible, finally allowing Americans to lift the veil and fully understand the crimes committed by the CIA."--cover page [4].
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APA Citation (style guide)

Jacobson, S., Colón, E., Mayer, J., & Horton, S. (2017). The torture report: a graphic adaptation. New York: Nation Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sidney, Jacobson et al.. 2017. The Torture Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York: Nation Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sidney, Jacobson et al., The Torture Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York: Nation Books, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Jacobson, Sidney,, Ernie Colón, Jane Mayer, and Scott Horton. The Torture Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York: Nation Books, 2017. Print.

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