By Susan A. Brewer
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With American involvement in Iraq within the vanguard of nationwide information insurance and within the minds of many voters, questions bearing on America's involvement in previous conflicts have once more arisen. this is often the tale of ways the U.S. has long past to conflict and the way the evolution of the nation's war-making equipment has reflected the nation's upward thrust to international strength.
At the night of September eleven, 2002, with the Statue of Liberty shimmering within the history, tv cameras captured President George W. Bush as he endorsed the cost for warfare opposed to Iraq. This conscientiously staged functionality, writes Susan Brewer, was once the fruits of a protracted culture of subtle wartime propaganda in the US.
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