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Propaganda 102 Supplemental: Holly Would “American Sniper”

Or “Blood Simple Is As Blood Simple Does”* by Gene Howington The definition of success in propaganda is a bit like pulling off a successful magic trick. It works best if no one realizes exactly how they’re being manipulated. At … Continue reading

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Hollywood and War: “American Sniper”…a Movie about a Killer Hero

By Elaine Magliaro I have neither read Chris Kyle’s memoir American Sniper nor seen the movie based on his book. Kyle was the decorated Navy SEAL who became “the deadliest sniper in the annals of American warfare.” Writing for The … Continue reading

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