Stretching from the Spanish-American War to the 2003 War in Iraq, New York University Professors Terence Moran and Eugene Secunda are currently examining how the United States government has historically sought to build public support for military actions. Their upcoming book, Selling War in America: An Informed Buyer’s Guide, will be published by St. Martins Press in 2004. Moran, a Marine Corps veteran who still recruits for the military, is a member of the Department of Culture and Communication at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education and is director of its Media Ecology Program. Secunda is an Army veteran and an adjunct professor in the Department of Culture and Communication and NYU’s Stern School of Business. Formerly a senior executive at J. Walter Thompson and other advertising/PR agencies, he also is an international marketing communications consultant specializing in the media.

Reporters interested in speaking with Professors Moran or Secunda should contact James Devitt at (212) 998-6808 or

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