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The Big Picture : Truth Is Our Defense

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This engaging episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture series is the story of the Army's Psychological Warfare activities in the Far East Command, primarily as a tactical weapon in Korea. With footage provided by the National Archives and Records Administration this documentary takes a look at the effectiveness of our combat forces with the potent weapon of words. Through leaflets, radio news and dramatic programs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
History
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
National Archives and Records Service, 2008
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 861412931
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (30 min.)) : sd., color
Contents: Introduction: Psychological Warfare (0:48) --
Communist Propaganda (4:57) --
Leaflets and Broadcast Propaganda (2:55) --
Psychological Warfare Training Schools (0:53) --
Tokyo Headquarters for Propaganda Preparation (1:28) --
Radio Stations Broadcast the Propaganda (3:09) --
Careful Crafting of Leaflet Messages (5:22) --
Leaflet Efficacy Evaluated in Field (1:57) --
Mobile Broadcast Units (2:22) --
New Methods of Propaganda (2:43) --
Credits: The Big Picture: Truth Is Our Defense (0:33).
Other Titles: Truth Is Our Defense
Responsibility: National Archives and Records Service.

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This engaging episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture series is the story of the Army's Psychological Warfare activities in the Far East Command, primarily as a tactical weapon in Korea. With footage provided by the National Archives and Records Administration this documentary takes a look at the effectiveness of our combat forces with the potent weapon of words. Through leaflets, radio news and dramatic programs from the U.N. radio in Tokyo, mobile radio stations in Korea, and loudspeakers mounted on tanks and jeeps, this episode shows how messages are often sent to the enemy.

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