propaganda

01. Governments always issue [propaganda] justifying their policies, especially in the period leading up to an election.
02. During wartime, governments put out a lot of [propaganda] aimed at encouraging hatred of the enemy, and complete trust in the government's actions.
03. The arts have long been used by governments as tools of [propaganda], such as in the recording of patriotic songs during times of conflict.
04. "Reefer Madness" was a U.S. government [propaganda] film which was intended to frighten people away from marijuana use.
05. The American government was very effective in its use of [propaganda] to make its people hate and fear all communists.
06. John Kennedy once said that art is not a form of [propaganda]; it is a form of truth.
07. Some people suggest that school history texts are merely [propaganda] made by governments to control the thoughts and perspectives of school children.
08. Molly Haskell once described Hollywood as the [propaganda] arm of the American Dream machine.
09. The art of [propaganda] is in explaining complex issues in simple black and white terms.
10. The Germans considered the movie "Casablanca" to be a [propaganda] film, and made it illegal to show in German theaters during the Second World War.
11. Ernst Toller once said that history is the [propaganda] of the victors.
12. In the 1960s, China often fired missiles filled with [propaganda] notices at Taiwan.
13. In Burma, radio, television, and the press are strictly controlled by the military government, and are used as [propaganda] instruments.
14. In March of 1936, Nazi [propaganda] claimed that 99 percent of the German population voted for Nazi candidates in the country's elections.
15. Skillful [propaganda] helped Benito Mussolini to retain his hold over the people of Italy during the 1930s, and the early part of the 1940s.
16. In the early 1900s, governments began to use modern mass communication to spread [propaganda] about the enemy.

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