PsyWar is a documentary exploring the use of corporate and government public relations (PR) as a means of manipulating the American people. It looks at how PR is used to not only distract the public from current issues, but also as a means to create backing for desired goals.
The film includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Peter Phillips (Project Censored), John Stauber (PR Watch), Christopher Simpson (The Science of Coercion) and others.
It provides a history of propaganda and covers the issues of Iraq, the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, the removal of the Saddam Hussein statue in Iraq, the Pentagon pundit scandal, the activities of the Rendon Group, and more.
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