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Saddam's 1979 purge

I've been looking for a video clip of how Saddam Hussein did a purge of the Ba'ath Party in 1979. It was videotaped, I remember seeing it, but I couldn't remember where. I finally found it. It was in a Frontline episode entitled The Mind of Hussein. It aired in 1991 during the first Gulf War. Here's the video, the relevant part starts around 26:16.
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