The Dictator's Playbook

Ep 6: Idi Amin | Prologue

Clip: Episode 6 | 2m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Through a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years – until his strategic blunders brought him down.

Aired: 02/13/19

Rating: TV-14

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