Control Room Propaganda

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The saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words”. These are my thoughts exactly as I watched the depiction of the war America inflicted on Iraq while George W. Bush Jr. was in office. America has always been known to be the “land of the free”, standing behind the infamous words of the Constitution, “we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” However, in my opinion from watching cruelty of war and propaganda that was embedded into my memory from the graphics of this movie, I see America to be the land of “it’s my way or the highway.”

The movie Control Room depicts the propaganda of the war as seen through the eyes of the Iraqi news broadcasting station, Al Jazeera and the eyes FOX news reporting
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My main focus of my reaction will be on the Iraqi and American war and: (1) innocent people affected by war, (2) American soldiers who suffer and their families, and (3) America “helping” other countries but struggles to help their own…show more content…
The war against Iraq proved to show truth to this statement. The film Control Room depicted events that occurred during that era. Propaganda was used by both the Iraqi news station, Al Jazeera, and American new station FOX, to convey the views that they wanted their citizens to have of the war. The purpose of this reaction paper was to discuss propaganda, and the effects of the American and Iraqi war had on the two countries. Key points touched upon were: (1) innocent people affected by war, (2) American soldiers who suffer and their families, and (3) America “helping” other countries but struggles to help their own people. These are my point of views on the effects from the events that occurred during the Iraqi War. For many, this was their
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