[Marxism] This Dr. Seuss Can Be Yours!

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu Jan 23 06:37:10 MST 2014

The government took notice, and solicited Geisel’s illustrations for the 
Treasury Department’s propaganda posters. Geisel took to the work in 
earnest, even seeking out a more formal role. In 1943, he became the 
commander of the Animation Department in the First Motion Picture Unit 
of the United States Army. He wrote a variety of training and propaganda 
films, including Our Job in Japan, part of the post-war effort to get 
American troops to see the occupation of Japan as the real end of the war.


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