Education: From Analysis to Propaganda

America is beset by a confusion of conflicting propagandas, a Babel of voices. . ..

So said Columbia University's Professor Clyde R. Miller when he started his Institute for Propaganda Analysis in 1937 on the fashionable wave of propaganda against propaganda. Last week the Institute itself was beset by conflicting propagandas. Its scholar-directors had a row.

The Institute has lately published many an analysis of war propaganda. Annoyed at the trend of these analyses, two of the Institute's directors last week announced that they had resigned. They were Professor Paul H. Douglas, of...

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