Immigrants and Propaganda

This stuff is so ubiquitous today that it’s sometimes hard to notice that it exists at all.

Several readers sent me a recent Sheila Fitzpatrick LRB review of two books that directly touch on the theme of how immigrants were weaponized for propaganda purposes during the Cold War — a “campaign aimed at the Western liberal public, as well as at Western governments” and which included not just news but also literature and entertainment. It’s a gre…

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