Origin of the phase "win the hearts and minds of the people"

Posted by Martin Bogue on April 11, 2003

I see this phrase popping-up all over I remember it's usage as pure propaganda used on the American people. I don't think they dared trying it on the worn torn seen and heard it all Veitnamese. I am just curious if its been around in one insidious form or another for alot longer than century.