Alumni Involved in Emmy-Winning Documentary (T)ERROR Examines the Use of FBI Informants in Terrorist Investigations
(T)ERROR, the documentary film by David Sutcliffe ’02 and Christopher St. John ’03, was one of four PBS Independent Lens films to receive a News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Documentary. The film follows a long-time FBI informant working a counterterrorism operation involving a suspected jihadist. The film highlights the prolific use of informants in counterterrorism work and questions the constitutionality of charges brought against some of those charged.
Sutcliffe was the documentary’s co-director,