15 May 2013
The British Library is launching the first exhibition to explore international state propaganda from the 20th and 21st centuries ...
The British Library is launching the first exhibition to explore international state propaganda from the 20th and 21st centuries
The exhibition, which opens to the public on Friday 17 May, includes leaflet drops and tweets alongside posters, films, cartoons to demonstrate the range of messages and methods that have been used by states to disseminate information and influence their citizens.
1. Bert, the Turtle (US Civil Defense film poster)
2. Hitler mask and skull (including quote from Franklin D Roosevelt)
3. Mao Zedong badge from 1968
4. The Girl With the White Hair, Chinese film poster, 1950
5. Potato Pete, British cartoon character from WW2
Propaganda: Power and Persuasion is on display at The British Library until 17 September.
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