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Season 2006 Episode 0927

The Best War Ever

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The Best War Ever
John Stauber offers The Best War Ever: Lies, Damned Lies, and the Mess in Iraq.Co-author with Sheldon Rampton of the popular "Weapons of Mass Deception" and several other recent books, and founder and director of the Center for Media and Democracy, Stauber reveals the potent cocktail of deceit, arrogance, and wishful thinking that got us where we are today, and further reveals the way in which the media, by refusing to question a good deal of information coming from the Bush administration, has played a significant role. "The Best War Ever" proves that the entire war has been predicated upon willful misinformation and propaganda - and also teaches us how to wake up and not be misled again. - Cody's BooksJohn Stauber founded the non-profit Center for Media and Democracy and its quarterly newsmagazine PR Watch in 1993 and since has served as the Center's executive director. He is an investigative writer, public speaker and democracy advocate.moreless

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