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Worse Than War

Airs Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Mike DeWitt/JTN Productions

Above: This program is an exploration of the nature of genocide, ethnic cleansing and large-scale mass murder in our time. Pictured: Coffins of recently identified victims of the Srebrenica massacre.

"Worse Than War," based on Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's book of the same title, is the first documentary to step back and focus on the general phenomenon of genocide -- offering insights about its dimensions, its patterns and causes, and its tragic role in politics and human affairs. Goldhagen travels, listens to witnesses, and confronts perpetrators in nine countries around the world, bringing viewers on an unprecedented journey of insight and analysis.

The Making Of 'Worse Than War'

Based on Daniel Goldhagen’s book of the same title, this film is an exploration of the nature of genocide, ethnic cleansing and large-scale mass murder in our time. Goldhagen speaks with victims, perpetrators, witnesses, religious leaders, politicians, diplomats, historians, humanitarian aid workers and journalists.

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