Take a closer look at records of propaganda in our collections.
In this episode, we have four stories of deliberate attempts by governments to influence the beliefs of leaders and laypeople. Hear about British and Sinn Féin propaganda in the Irish War for Independence; a Jamaican artist rediscovered thanks to his commissioned propaganda work; a Nazi radio broadcast with a dubious account of the famous St. Nazaire raid; and how the UK used novels during the Cold War.
For more information about the records covered in this episode, take a look at our research guide to Propaganda. For help navigating our catalogue, you can watch our top level tips on using Discovery.
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