Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, And Revolutionary Communications in Early America

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Painting of the founding fathers with the declaration of independence

Our guest explores the Declaration of Independence as a “masterstroke of propaganda,” links Benjamin Franklin to WikiLeaks, and explains the use of stolen documents, fake news, and leaked letters on both sides of the Revolutionary War.

Episode Credits

  • Emily Auerbach Host
  • Emily Auerbach Producer
  • Nigel O'Shea Technical Director
  • Russ Castronovo Guest

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