UNH Speakers Bureau
Propaganda in the World War Era
Since total wars include weapons of all kinds, including wars, propaganda was ubiquitous in both wars, appearing everything from posters and news stories to film and music. Creative and sophisticated at their best, World War propaganda was blunt, patronizing, and untrue at its worst. Analyzing how British and American propaganda colored and shaped the wars illuminates how governments and other leaders envisioned the war as well as how people responded to this guidance.