PROPAGANDA: A Confusion of Mind

Connecticut's freshman Senator Bill Benton, who earned a precocious fortune as an adman, has two deep feelings about the U.S.: 1) as a package to sell, it is an adman's dream, and 2) the U.S. is advertising itself much too dreamily. Last week, before a Senate foreign relations subcommittee, Bill Benton got another chance to make his pitch. Up for discussion was his resolution calling for an overhaul of U.S. propaganda and an expansion of the Voice of America to reach "virtually every radio set in the world."

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