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The Politics of Propaganda: The Office of War Information 1942-1945
The Politics of Propaganda: The Office of War Information 1942-1945
By Allan M. Winkler
Yale University Press, 1978, 230 pp
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A fine monograph on the bureaucratic and ideological turmoil surrounding the American propaganda effort in World War II. The naive expectations of Elmer Davis and Co. were, in the end, tempered by military necessity and the skepticism of practical men.