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World War II on the Radio

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The radio was one of the biggest part of entertainment. It was government made, so it talked about a number of topics that was talked about all around the world. The biggest part during this time was about world war 2. It talked about rumors about the war, troops, war efforts, and news. But others seen radio as a weapon, according to President Roosevelt. "The saw the radio as a way to transmit propaganda, not only to the other side, but also to their own populations." Also songs that were played on the radio were signals sent to the other side or the enemy. 

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American propaganda during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

American propaganda during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

When World War II began, most Americans viewed propaganda as a tool of totalitarian dictatorships. Furthermore, many remembered with hostility the fervor of World War I propaganda efforts, which were later regarded as violating basic rights as well as conveying misinformation.

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This webpage is about how propaganda controlled world war II. It was everything from movies, posters, comic books, books, radio, etc. it was a way of trying to persuade the public's mind to be against the enemy. It was also a way for people to encourage the war efforts. Many companies who created most of the propaganda supported the war. such ways as comic book creators, they sought to sway or change the public's opinion.

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Entertainment industry during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Entertainment industry during World War II

The entertainment industry during World War II underwent changes to help aid the cause of the war. The entertainment industry during this time was often controlled by a country's government. Since the governments believed that a supportive home front was crucial to their countries' victory, they generally sought to keep the civilian spirits high and to depict the war in a positive light.

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Entertainment had a big impact on WW2. Radio was the most affordable form of entertainment. Because television's were more expensive, more people had access to a radio. Radio was a way to keep people updated on the war, it also helped empower propaganda. Since radio was ran by the government it kept citizens informed about war efforts and how they could help the cause.

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