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

Overview

Author Norman Soloman teams with activist/actor Sean Penn to encourage critical thinking about media spin during wartime by introducing viewers to the techniques of war propaganda and seeing just how those techniques have been implemented from Vietnam to Iraq. Based on the best-selling book of the same title, War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death exposes the practice of promoting a prolonged policy of intrusive militarism under the patriotic ...
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Overview

Author Norman Soloman teams with activist/actor Sean Penn to encourage critical thinking about media spin during wartime by introducing viewers to the techniques of war propaganda and seeing just how those techniques have been implemented from Vietnam to Iraq. Based on the best-selling book of the same title, War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death exposes the practice of promoting a prolonged policy of intrusive militarism under the patriotic banner of the "War on Terror."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • UPC: 826262004491
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Disinformation
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:12:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 37,892

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Norman Solomon Participant
Sean Penn Voice Only
Technical Credits
Loretta Alper Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Jeremy Earp Director, Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Peter Acker Sound/Sound Designer
Jason Young Associate Producer
Andrew Killoy Co-producer, Editor
Leigh Philips Score Composer
David Rabinovitz Cinematographer
Sut Jhally Executive Producer
John Van Eps Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
1. Chapter 1/Intro [5:58]
2. Chapter 2 [8:42]
3. Chapter 3 [21:58]
4. Chapter 4 [12:24]
5. Chapter 5 [13:17]
6. Chapter 6 [7:50]
7. Chapter 7/End Credits [2:57]
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