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'The Man Who Sold the War': Marketing Iraq

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'The Man Who Sold the War': Marketing Iraq

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Alex Chadwick speaks with investigative journalist James Bamford, who in a new article for Rolling Stone magazine uncovers a larger Pentagon effort to sway public opinion in Iraq.

Bamford's article, "The Man Who Sold the War," focuses on John Rendon, who Bamford alleges was behind the marketing of the war — an effort to sway public opinion that Rendon dubs "perception management."

Illustration for James Bamford's article in the December 1 Rolling Stone. Matt Mahurin/Rolling Stone hide caption

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