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War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death -- Narrated by Sean Penn and based on the work of author Norman Solomon, WAR MADE EASY reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose 50 years of government spin and media collusion that has dragged our country into war after war from Vietnam to Iraq.

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Learn history. Then change it.
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War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception... See more » | Add synopsis »
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War Made Easy
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 19 March 2008)

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Cast

 
Spiro Agnew ... Himself (archive footage)

Christiane Amanpour ... Herself (archive footage)
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 Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)

Henry Kissinger ... Himself (archive footage)
Morton Kondracke ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Krauthammer ... Himself (archive footage)
Barbara Lee ... Herself (archive footage)
Jim Lehrer ... Himself (archive footage)
Rush Limbaugh ... Himself (archive footage)
Douglas MacArthur ... Himself (archive footage)
Michelle Malkin ... Herself (archive footage)

Chris Matthews ... Himself (archive footage)

Robert McNamara ... Himself (archive footage)
Wayne Morse ... Himself (archive footage)
John Murtha ... Himself (archive footage)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage)

Bill O'Reilly ... Himself (archive footage)

Sean Penn ... Narrator

Colin Powell ... Himself (archive footage)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)

Donald Rumsfeld ... Himself (archive footage)

Morley Safer ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Scarborough ... Himself (archive footage)
Norman Solomon ... Himself - Interviewee
Paul Wolfowitz ... Himself (archive footage)

Directed by
Loretta Alper 
Jeremy Earp 
 
Produced by
Loretta Alper .... producer
Jeremy Earp .... executive producer
Sut Jhally .... executive producer
Andrew Killoy .... co-producer
Jason Young .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Leigh Phillips 
John Van Eps 
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Killoy 
 
Sound Department
Peter Acker .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Rabinovitz .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Andrew Killoy .... motion graphics
Shannon McKenna .... animation graphic designer
 
Music Department
Stephane Guyot .... additional music mixer
Leigh Phillips .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Janet Brocklehurst .... production assistant
Molly Jackson-Watts .... production assistant
Anna Mester .... production assistant
Scott Morris .... production assistant
Nick Romanow .... production assistant
David Rooks .... production assistant
John Paul Seely .... production assistant
Krystal Tucker .... production assistant
 

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Stereo (Western Electric Sound System)

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2 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
What????, 24 December 2010
Author: bobaker2 from United States

Didn't any of you people that think this movie is something other than Hitlerian propaganda notice that there was never any mention of the enemy's brutality against civilians? Especially the brutality of the communists in Vietnam? Wow.

In Vietnam the Ho Chi Minh regime murdered over 100,000 fellow Vietnamese, including fellow communists who didn't accommodate Ho's party line. And once the war was over the North Vietnamese communists murdered and imprisoned their fellow communists in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong.

The South Vietnamese people loved the Americans and hated the communists and the Soviets who occupied Vietnam after the war ended.

The American military performed in Vietnam as well as the American military performed in World War II.

Anyone who takes Sean Penn seriously has no contact with reality.

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