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

Not Rated | | Documentary, History, War | 14 May 2007 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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Spiro Agnew ... Himself (archive footage)
Christiane Amanpour ... Herself (archive footage)
Peter Arnett Peter Arnett ... Himself (archive footage)
Wolf Blitzer ... Himself (archive footage)
George Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)
Walter Cronkite ... Himself (archive footage)
Phil Donahue ... Himself (archive footage)
J. William Fulbright ... Himself (archive footage)
Sean Hannity ... Himself (archive footage)
Brit Hume ... Himself (archive footage)
Lyndon B. Johnson ... Himself (archive footage) (as Lyndon Johnson)
Henry Kissinger ... Himself (archive footage)
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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 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

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English

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14 May 2007 (USA) See more »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Stereo (Western Electric Sound System)

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Color (NTSC Color)

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1.78 : 1
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on Christian war-makers
17 September 2010 | by zonmoy-717-718553See all my reviews

watching this movie I look at the so called Christians and other people of faith who dare claim any connection to god while loving war and ask what sort of monster they follow, I think that such dishonesty of the Christians will make any half way decent god only desire to punish their followers for twisting their nature into something monstrous. the only decent people of faith are the pacifists. Including of course the Quakers and other peace groups, if heaven has any other than those than no decent person would want to go there. I think that the rest of America and most of the rest of the world is going to a well deserved eternity in hell. That is all I have to say on the matter.


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