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Rachel Maddow Special "Hubris: Selling The Iraq War"

In Part 1 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow reviews the history of animosity toward Iraq by members of the Bush administration and how the attacks of 9/11 were seen as an opportunity to press for the removal of Saddam Hussein, whether a connection to the attacks actually existed or not.

In Part 2 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow explored how questionable evidence from dubious sources was culled to frighten the American people with the argument that Saddam Hussein's weapons program was a threat to the United States.

In Part 3 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow illustrates how the Bush administration exaggerated the threat of Saddam Hussein's nuclear ambitions with discredited information about aluminum tubes and yellowcake uranium.

In Part 4 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow revisits how the case for war with Iraq was made to Congress, with many on the Senate Intelligence Committee not reading the flawed National Intelligence Estimate, resulting in an overwhelming vote to give President Bush a free hand with Iraq.

In Part 5 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Rachel Maddow shows how Secretary of State Colin Powell was given flawed evidence to make the case for war with Iraq in front of the entire world with his credibility as collateral.

In Part 6 of Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, the regrets of politics overtaking good governance and good journalism are felt by those who didn't hold the Bush administration to a higher standard.

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