Consensus to Coercion

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Wilson signed an executive order establishing a Committee on private Information, whose chairman became journalist George Creel. This government agency enlisted the oratorical, theatrical, cinematic and artistic talents of hundreds of workers to promote everything fromneodymium magnets for sale Americans associated with national dignity. Once the war began, recruiting stations plastered the image of the ….  Read More

First World I and American Society

First World I and American Society,First World I and American Society

The American home front accelerated unprecedented government activity: nationalizing railroads; launching a draft; rationing food; selling bonds; and what historian David Kennedy describes in Over Here: The First World I and American Society, as “a deliberate mobilization of emotions and ideas.” Preparedness included homogenizing private   opinion in support of the war. Only months after ….  Read More