Veterans Day with Noam Chomsky / introduction by Jeff Cohen.

Program Title:
Veterans Day with Noam Chomsky / introduction by Jeff Cohen.
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Speech by noted M.I.T. professor and author of "Manufacturing Consent," discusses the social and political obedience in the American mind. The current holders of power use fear, diversion, decepiton and silence to maintain support and consent for the system. People are taught to fear a democratic socialist society, and are diverted to see other issues as prime in both domestic and foreign affairs. Crime and the lower classes are used to create fear among the middle class whites. He analysis the mind numbing force of mainsteam media, and uses the Gulf War as an example. The talk is followed by a half hour question and answer session.

Date Recorded on: 
11 Nov. 1991.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 13 Nov. 1992.
Item duration: 
2 reels (93 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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