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    'Every man has his breaking point': Reagan, brainwashing and the movies

    Tinline, P. (2017) 'Every man has his breaking point': Reagan, brainwashing and the movies. [Video]

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    Abstract

    The story of Hollywood’s attempt to capture the realities of North Korean indoctrination in a now-forgotten movie called Prisoner of War, starring future president Ronald Reagan. Phil Tinline examines what this movie’s fate tells us about the evolving meaning of ‘brainwashing’ in Cold War America, while exploring the power of film to shape our memory of the past and its actors.

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    Item Type: Video
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2021 11:42
    Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 11:42
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/45451

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