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Highlight: The Boat and the Bomb

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 2/22/2006 12:00:00 PM

Greenpeace is a global, non-profit organization with members in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific. Now here, on Google Video, you can hear their voice of concern for the environment.

The Boat and the Bomb : 20th Anniversary of the Bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

Nothing is ever true, so the saying goes, until it has been officially denied. The French Government terrorist bombing of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior is a classic case.

French Secret Service agents killed Greenpeace photographer Fernando Pereira in the attack, in an operation that would have made the bungling Inspector Clousseau look slick. Despite mounting evidence to the contrary gathered within days of the attack France continued to deny responsibility for over two months. Here we trace the events that led to the eventual reluctant admission of guilt and the disappearance of those responsible. (Description provided by content owner)

11 min 5 sec