Lawrence H. "Larry" Suid Interview, February 10, 1988
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Lawrence “Larry” Suid discusses radio and television propaganda used by the United States during World War Two. He discusses the Armed Forces Radio’s monopoly on prime airtime, and programming production. Suid discusses similarities and differences between U.S. propaganda during World War Two and the Vietnam War, showing how propagandists had little effect on troops, even in Vietnam when soldiers’ opinions on the war were more mixed. He discusses various U.S. broadcasting organizations during World War Two, and their connections to one another. Suid says war isn’t won by bullets, but by support agencies. He explains that outside agencies created programming, and would sell it to the U.S. Armed Forces Radio.
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World War, 1939-1945; Tokyo Rose; Toguri, Iva; Office of Strategic Services; OSS; Signal Corps; Donovan, William; Armed Forces Radio; American Forces Network; Murrow, Edward R.; Marshall, General George; Why We Fight; Hanoi Hannah; Axis Sally; United States Information Agency; USIA; Good Morning, Vietnam; Lewis, Tom; Capra, Frank; “Command Performance”
Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project, OH 238, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Suid, Lawrence H., "Lawrence H. "Larry" Suid Interview, February 10, 1988" (1988). Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project. 13.