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  • 1940's

    propaganda took off during World War II because the demand of soldiers, money, goods for the total war. Posters were made to convince people to enroll, supply food and goods to army and buy war bonds.
  • 1940's

    Propaganda from WWII was so effective for a few reasons. They used fear, sympathy, anger, sadness, and civic duty to one's country to achieve the goals of the posters.
  • 1950's

    The use of posters dimmished after WWII, due to the invention of T.V. and the use of radio, much how we see government influences today.
  • 1950's: Korean War

    1950's: Korean War
    Instead of usinf propaganda on our own society, the government printed leaflets in Korea and dropped them in Korean towns to try to influence the local population.
  • 1960's : Cold War

    1960's : Cold War
    At the height of the tension between capatilism and communism, the Russians used anti-capitalist posters and portrayed them as sketchy, sneaky, degraded figures.
  • 1960's: Drug

    1960's: Drug
    With the rise of the " Free Love" movement, the popularity of drugs was at a high. The police released a series of anti-drug films to the public, telling possible consequences.
  • 1970's

    The government released films about more close to home problems such as the swine flu epidemic, womens rights, abortion, and even more films on drugs.
  • 1980's: Political Propaganda

    1980's: Political Propaganda
    CIA propaganda experts and military psy-war specialist over saw the creation of special programs aimed at managaing public perceptions in foreign countries and the U.S.
  • 1990-96: Media Blackout

    1990-96: Media Blackout
    U.S government provided the weapons for the killing and pillage of the 1990-96 period this is because media coverage drastically dropped during this time. The U.S media largely ignored the uncomfortable realities of post-soviet, pre-taliban Afghanistan, benefiting the U.S. government, which had a hand in causing them.
  • Present Day

    Present Day
    Propaganda in today's modern society occurs more than it ever has before. The reason it may not seem that way is because how subtle it is, being in almost every add we see, be on tv, radio, magazines or on the internet. It's everywhere.
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