What Is Propaganda?
Today, the word sounds ominous, conjuring up images of falsehood and manipulation, brainwashing and servility. It stands as the antithesis of objectivity, rationality, and truthfulness. But what is propaganda?
Incitement to Genocide
When is violent language a crime?
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Can you create a democratic system while limiting a core democratic principle like freedom of expression?
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Learn more about the mass-produced People's Radio and its use under the Nazi regime.
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Special Exhibition Opens
State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Progaganda
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Words and Actions: Contexts and Consequences of Propaganda
This microsite is based on a Museum special exhibition underwritten in part by grants from The David Berg Foundation, Shelly and Michael Kassen, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and Katharine M. and Leo S. Ullman. The Museum’s exhibitions are also supported by the Lester Robbins and Sheila Johnson Robbins Traveling and Special Exhibitions Fund, established in 1990.