“The Bush administration appears to have annexed a major Canadian landmark as part of a slick new campaign to promote U.S. tourism and welcome foreign visitors to America.Bold face is mine.
A Disney-produced promotional video released last week by the departments of State and Homeland Security highlights majestic American landscapes, […] About four minutes into the seven-minute production, viewers are treated to the impressive sight and sound of water roaring over Niagara Falls […] In showing the natural wonder, Disney's filmmakers, however, chose the Horseshoe Falls, the only one of Niagara's three waterfalls to lie on the Canadian side of the border separating western New York state from southern Ontario province.
Making matters worse, a visitor to the U.S. would not even be able to get the same view of the falls in the video because the scene was shot from a vantage point in Canada […] the video leaves out the two cascades that actually are on U.S. territory, the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls […]" -- cbc.ca
On the Net:
Video available at Discover America: www.discoveramerica.com
Video available at State Department: www.travel.state.gov