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Penelope Poulou
October 09, 2012 11:22 PM
In the lead up to the U.S. elections, two documentaries, one conservative the other liberal, are trying to discredit the presidential candidate of the opposite camp. Dinesh D' Souza's "Obama's America 2016" criticizes President Obama, a Democrat, as un-American, while the liberal mockumentary "Janeane From Des Moines" pokes fun at the Republicans on issues such as health care, gay marriage and the economy. These films attempt to sway voters. But can they? VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.

Political Movies Try to Influence Voters

Penelope Poulou

Published October 09, 2012

In the lead up to the U.S. elections, two documentaries, one conservative the other liberal, are trying to discredit the presidential candidate of the opposite camp. Dinesh D' Souza's "Obama's America 2016" criticizes President Obama, a Democrat, as un-American, while the liberal mockumentary "Janeane From Des Moines" pokes fun at the Republicans on issues such as health care, gay marriage and the economy. These films attempt to sway voters. But can they? VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.


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