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"You Will Call Me Phillip Morris" | The Interpreters

Clip: Season 21 Episode 3 | 2m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

In this scene from The Interpreters, Sgt Paul Braun and an affable Iraqi interpreter who called himself "Philip Morris" talk about the friendship they developed while Paul was in Iraq. Interpreters were crucial for Americans to be able to communicate with Iraqis, but were also considered by many to be traitors to their country.

Aired: 11/11/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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