Independent Lens

National Bird - "You Said it Was Okay to Kill Them" - Clip

Clip | 2m | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film National Bird, Heather, a former U.S. military drone pilot who is now a masseuse, talks about the emotional distress caused by knowing she was responsible for the deaths of people, something she tried to push out of her mind but found impossible to shake. "You see someone die, because you said it was okay to kill them," she says.

Aired: 04/30/17

Rating: NR

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