World War I Marketing Techniques

Eli Paul talked about the role in which marketing techniques-specifically printed posters-were used in shaping public opinion about the… read more

Eli Paul talked about the role in which marketing techniques-specifically printed posters-were used in shaping public opinion about the American involvement in World War I. The program was held at the exhibit “The Winds and Words of War: Posters and Prints from the San Antonio Public Library Collection,” an exhibit of 40 framed original posters from World War I on display at the Central Library in Kansas City. He also talked about the posters at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Topics included the role of George Creel, from Kansas City, who, as the head of the U.S. Committee on Public Information, was a proponent of the poster as a propaganda tool. Mr. Paul responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Eli Paul: Art and Advertising as Tools of War” was held at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Kansas City Public Library. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • R. Crosby Kemper III Executive Director Kansas City (MO) Public Library
  • Eli Paul Vice President National World War I Museum->Museum Programs

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World War I Marketing Techniques

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 13, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2009

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  • Sep 13, 2009 | 12:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2009 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2009 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2009 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2009 | 9:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2009 | 12:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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