He may have been the ultimate icon of 1950s conformity and postwar complacency, but Dwight D. Eisenhower was an iconoclast, visionary, and the Cassandra of the New World Order. Upon departing his presidency, Eisenhower issued a stern, cogent warning about the burgeoning "military industrial complex," foretelling with ominous clarity the state of the world in 2004 with its incestuous entanglement of political, corporate, and Defense Department interests. Written by
It is nowhere written that the American empire goes on forever.
January 2005 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $53,571,
22 January 2006, Limited Release
Gross USA: $1,436,279, 14 May 2006
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The United States is the greatest force for good in the world.
We have not an obligation to go out and start wars, but certainly to spread democracy and freedom throughout the world.
...When does the United States go from a force for good to a force of imperialism?
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