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The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart.

 
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John Grierson
John Grierson
  • Born: April 26, 1898
  • Died: February 19, 1972
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Director

John Grierson CBE was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film. In 1926, Grierson coined the term "documentary" in a review of Robert Flaherty's Moana.

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