By Cramer,Gisela,Prutsch,Ursula (eds.),Gisela Cramer,Ursula Prutsch

ISBN-10: 8484896749

ISBN-13: 9788484896746

This quantity revisits one of many significant efforts undertaken by way of the U.S. govt to control public opinion either at domestic and overseas. In 1940, as Nazi Germany was once subjugating ever better territories in Europe and past, the U.S. govt sought to safe Latin America's allegiance and suggestions within the upcoming warfare. via a newly confirmed emergency service provider, Nelson A. Rockefeller's workplace of Inter-American Affairs (OIAA), it underwrote a big selection of courses that have been intended to mobilize public opinion in Latin the US and the us so that it will increase inter- American cooperation and realizing. William H. Beezley, collage of Arizona:
Gisela Cramer and Ursula Prutsch, as editors, have assembled a good selection of essays at the workplace of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs. all the 8 members presents new details and demanding research of the Rockefeller workplace, its inventive use of the mass media contributing to altering perspectives of Pan-Americanism, hemispheric pop culture, and "soft" international relations, with particular overview of films, documentaries, and radio, as merely 3 examples. This quantity fills an incredible hole within the historiography by way of studying this employer because the nexus among the U.S. reliable Neighbor coverage and its chilly warfare cultural international relations, yet primarily as an incredible U.S. cultural company and its interplay with the peoples of Latin America.

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