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U.S. Office of War Information

The United States Office of War Information was a U.S. government agency created during World War II to consolidate existing government information services and deliver propaganda both at home and abroad. OWI operated from June 1942 until September 1945. Through radio broadcasts, newspapers, posters, photographs, films and other forms of media, the OWI was the connection between the battlefront and civilian communities. Wikipedia*

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The U.S. Office of War Information has 24 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1942, [The World at War]. The year with the most videos was 1945 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1943 with an average of 1,271 views per program. Most common tag: World War II.

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