Thursday, November 3, 2016

World War II propaganda 2 (our side)

Ben Shahn, 1942, Printed for the Office of War Information

Thomas Hart Benton, 1942, NARA Picture Branch

Produced by Winchester, NARA Picture Branch

Amos Sewell, 1945

By Siebel, 1942

Victor Keppler, 1944

Howard Miller, 1943, Westinghouse for the War Production

RCA Manufacturing Company

Norman Rockwell, 1943
what's the message here?

persuade the public with communication tools. if we call it propaganda, it's still soft propaganda in the sense that it lacks the concerted push of the state apparatus.