The significance of subtle nonverbal signals—which compose approximately 93% of human communication—is revealed through expert commentary by experts in body language who offer fascinating analyses of footage of politicians (e.g., GW Bush, Putin, the Clintons, Nixon vs. JFK, Obama vs. McCain, Thatcher), celebrities (Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears), salesmen, and others to explain the "real message" behind the words and purposeful gestures. The program also explores topics such as establishing "normal" personal behavior, police training in body language, cultural variations, universal expressions, the difficulty of "faking it," and speech patterns (tone of voice, rhythm). Grades 7 and up. Color. 100 minutes. History Channel. ©2008.
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