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GOVT-469 Media and Political Intervention: Vietnam to Iraq (3) Course Level: Undergraduate

Media and Political Intervention: Vietnam to Iraq (3) This course explores media's impact on the political decisions of the United States to intervene militarily in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The class examines the relationship between policymakers and journalists to determine how they use and/or help one another to achieve their respective objectives, and the role of public opinion. Usually Offered: spring. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.