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The Engineering of Consent 

Episode two looks into the theories of Edward Bernuys and Anna Freud, and how different organizations, CIA and corporate America included, applied them to society.

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Adam Curtis

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Adam Curtis

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Episode credited cast:
Martin Bergmann Martin Bergmann ... Himself - Psychoanalyst
Ann Bernays Ann Bernays ... Herself, Edward Bernays' daughter
Harold P. Blum ... Himself (as Harold Blum)
Michael Burlingham Michael Burlingham ... Himself
Hedy Dichter Hedy Dichter ... Herself
Anton Freud Anton Freud ... Himself
Fritz Gehagen Fritz Gehagen ... Himself
John Gittings John Gittings ... Himself, CIA chief psychologist 1950-1974
Ellen Herman Ellen Herman ... Herself
Celeste Holm ... Herself
E. Howard Hunt ... Himself (as Howard Hunt)
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage)
Heinz Lehmann Heinz Lehmann ... Himself
Linda MacDonald Linda MacDonald ... Herself
Herbert Marcuse Herbert Marcuse ... Himself (archive footage)
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Episode two looks into the theories of Edward Bernuys and Anna Freud, and how different organizations, CIA and corporate America included, applied them to society.

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Release Date:

30 April 2002 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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