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Empty Prison a Reminder of Iraqi Terror

In Baghdad, one of Saddam Hussein's most notorious prisons is now abandoned. Looters took everything of value from the building. But people who were tortured there remember all too well. NPR's Scott Simon reports.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.