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In war, states try to influence the other side -- it's called propaganda. The U.S. is sending broadcasts and leaflets into Iraq, and planting stories, not just in neighboring countries, but around the world. Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about war and propaganda.


Nancy Snow
*Assistant Professor in the College of Communications at California State University, Fullerton
*Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
*Author of Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World (Seven Stories, 2002)
*Author of forthcoming Information War

Anthony Pratkanis
*Professor of Psychology at University of California, Santa Cruz
*Social psychologist who studies social influence
*Co-author of the book Age of Propaganda

Andrew Carroll
*Editor of War Letters: Extradorinary Correspondence from American Wars

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Neal Conan
Award winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which broadcast its final show on June 27, 2013.