Tag Archive | propaganda

Writing to the Interests of the State

Writing to the Interests of the State

Shortly after Adolf Hitler took power in Germany in 1933 his Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, a vicious anti-Semite, assembled 300 Berlin journalists to instruct them on the Nazi’s new National Press Law. From that point on the journalists would have to be a licensed member of Goebbels’ newly formed Reichsverband der Deutschen Presse (press […]

When a man is down the enmity ends.

When a man is down the enmity ends.

Many of the pictures in Liberty’s Victorious Conflict seek to show a gentler side of the great carnage that was WW1. This little grouping features primarily the wounded with Americans recovering in England and Germans being treated by the British or Canadians. The picture above and below both report to show Americans recovering in England. […]

Lesson from History-Selling Stalin and the use of Image Propaganda

On June 22nd 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Communist Soviet Union. Prior to that date the two dictatorships were in alliance. In 1939 they had divided Poland between them and most of the western democracies would have viewed both dictatorships as evil aggressors. That changed on June 22nd 1941 on the premise of the enemy […]

Quiz Time 2

Who said this? “It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” 1. Abraham Lincoln 2. Thomas Jefferson 3. Joseph Stalin 4. Karl Marx […]

Quiz Time 2

Who said this? “It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” 1. Abraham Lincoln 2. Thomas Jefferson 3. Joseph Stalin 4. Karl Marx […]