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War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (2007)

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73 min | Documentary, History, War

War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. Narrated by actor and activist Sean...See moreWar Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. Narrated by actor and activist Sean Penn, the film exhumes remarkable archival footage of official distortion and exaggeration from LBJ to George W. Bush, revealing in stunning detail how the American news media have uncritically disseminated the pro-war messages of successive presidential administrations. Written by Anonymous See less
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May 14, 2007 (United States)

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Spiro Agnew
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Christiane Amanpour
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Peter Arnett
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Wolf Blitzer
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George Bush
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George W. Bush
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Bill Clinton
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Douglas MacArthur
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Chris Matthews
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Richard Nixon
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Colin Powell
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Ronald Reagan
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7.9 / 10 | 1,064 votes