Anthrax War

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Anthrax War
Directed by Bob Coen
Produced by Bob Coen
Natalie Dubois
Arnie Gelbart
Yves Jeanneau
Christine Le Goff
Eric Nadler
Written by Bob Coen
Harold Crooks
Eric Nadler
Cinematography Dylan Verrechia
Edited by Rosella Tursi
Release date(s)
  • September 9, 2009 (2009-09-09)
Country United States
Language English

Anthrax War is a 2009 documentary film about the 2001 anthrax attacks that premiered at the 9/11 Film Festival at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, California with filmmaker Eric Nadler in person.

Filmmakers Bob Coen, Eric Nadler and Dylan Verrechia discuss the 2001 anthrax attacks and offer a look into the world of biological warfare. Coen and Nadler also wrote the accompanying book Dead Silence that discusses, in greater detail, the investigation that the documentary examines.

Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, anthrax-laced letters were mailed to offices of media outlets in New York City and Florida and to the U. S. Senate in Washington DC, creating an atmosphere of fear across the United States and beyond. The filmmakers question the official story surrounding the FBI investigation of this instance of biological terrorism.[1]


  1. ^ "Anthrax War". CBC Documentaries. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2009-09-11. 

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