“The Unreported Story of the Saddam Trial”
September 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmFree
September 26, 2020 at 1:30pm – “The Unreported Story of the Saddam Trial” Presented by Paul Schimpf. Monroe County resident and State Senator Paul Schimpf, lead attorney advisor to the Iraqi prosecutors, discusses his role in the trial of Saddam Hussein. The presentation begins with an overview of the difference between Iraqi and U.S. criminal procedure, then provides background on the crimes that Saddam Hussein stood trial for. Lastly, Schimpf describes the events of the chaotic trial that culminated with Hussein’s execution in December of 2006. Join us for this interesting program in the Monroe County History Museum’s Allscheid-Metzer Gallery located at 724 Elaine Drive, Waterloo, Illinois 62298.