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Uncovered: The Whole Truth About The Iraq War

This controversial and arresting film takes you behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out, many for the first time, detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons to fight a "preemptive" war that wasn't necessary. This documentary offers an in-depth look at the unsettling distortion of intelligence and the "spin and hype" presented to the American people, the Congress and the press. Fighting wars to bring about regime change is in breach of international law. Yet, throughout the fall of 2002, and into the weeks preceding the war in Iraq, the Bush administration systematically distorted intelligence evidence and misled the public in order to turn opinion favor of "regime change" in Iraq.
AL FRANKEN ON UNCOVERED
"It's one thing for a President to lie about his sex life. It's another to lie about why we are sending our young men and women into battle."

KATRINA VAN DEN HEUVEL editor of The Nation

"The film is a compelling call to action in 2004 and must-see viewing for all citizens who care about changing the direction of our security policy, and our country's leadership."

MIKE FARRELL actor and activist, co founder Artists United

"George Orwell once warned that "in universal deceit, telling the
truth becomes a revolutionary act." That being so, we are all called
to become revolutionary truth-tellers and Robert Greenwald leads the
way. "Uncovered," by exposing the rot at the roots of political
power in Washington, has created a document of the most profound
patriotism. In laying bare the lies of an American administration
bent on gaining, maintaining and abusing power through deceit, the
film arms our citizens with the weapons necessary to take back their
democracy."


JANEANE GAROFALO
"Court tv should air this and give the Scott Peterson case a break."

MOBY
"I don't see how anyone, Republican or Democrat could even think about voting for Bush after watching this documentary."

Truth Uncovered

"Interrupting a meeting on UN sanctions against Iraq one day in March 2002, Bush popped in on national security adviser Condi Rice. Getting a whiff of the subject matter, W peremptorily waved his hand and told her "Fuck Saddam. We're taking him out."

This controversial and arresting film takes you behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out, many for the first time, detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons to fight a "preemptive" war that wasn't necessary. This documentary offers an in-depth look at the unsettling distortion of intelligence and the "spin and hype" presented to the American people, the Congress and the press. Fighting wars to bring about regime change is in breach of international law. Yet, throughout the fall of 2002, and into the weeks preceding the war in Iraq, the Bush administration systematically distorted intelligence evidence and misled the public in order to turn opinion favor of "regime change" in Iraq.

The film will present interviews with more than 20 experts, all of whom have informed opinions about the reasons we were given for war and the evidence presented to support those reasons. Some supported the war itself but are deeply concerned about the way information was misused. All believe it is their duty to speak up.

Among those interviewed are former Ambassador Joe Wilson, weapons inspectors Scott Ritter and David Albright, anti-terrorism expert Rand Beers, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, former CIA operative Robert Baer and Washington editor of The Nation, David Corn.

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