Unfolding History at your Library
In our information-saturated and social-mediated world, we are all subject to some filtering of the news we receive. It’s a challenge to get the full picture of things happening, especially complex world events. Think back to the information landscape in the critical years leading up to and during World War II. How did calamitous events happening across oceans filter back to US citizens then, in particular those in small and rural communities? How did the representation of that news shape their attitudes?