Lectures > Charles Postel
OUSD Teaching American History Grant, In-Service - March 20, 2003
Executive Inn, 1755 Embarcadero, Oakland, California

“The War at Home:   Challenges to Freedom in the Great War”  
Speaker Charles Postel, Department of History
California State University, Sacramento
Web Resources
* Links active as of January 2004

World War I : Books & Internet Sites

  • Creel, George. How we advertised America; the first telling of the amazing story of the Committee on public information that carried the gospel of Americanism to every corner of the globe. New York, and London, Harper & brothers, 1920
    excerpt http://www.historytools.org/sources/creel.html

  • Davvid Kennedy,  Over Here: The First World War and American Society, New York: Oxford University Press, 1980. (more information from Amazon.com)

  • The Commitee on Public Information http://www.propagandacritic.com/articles/ww1.cpi.html : brief description of the work of this body from a secondary source. The committee's various tasks included publishing guidelines for:

    • cartoonists - Cartooning for Victory http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5052/

    • artists - Introduction to WWI Poster Collection http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/vexhibit/warpost/english/page41.htm

    • speechmakers - Four Minute Men: Volunteer Speeches During World War I http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/4970/

    • war photographers - Reporting from the Front Lines World War I http://www.usnewsclassroom.com/resources/activities/

Posters from World War I Online

  • Georgetown University, American WWI posters
    and British Posters of World War I

  • Minneapolis Public Library "A Summons to Comradeship" : World War I and II Posters http://digital.lib.umn.edu/warposters/warpost.html

  • The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs collection, French posters Online

  • The Provincial Museum of Alberta, Canada, The Poster War: Allied Propaganda Art of the First World War

  • US Air Force World War I Poster Collection

Sources Iraq: Books & Articles

  • Charles Tripp, A History of Iraq (2000) (more information from Amazon.com)

  • Douglas Little, American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East Since 1945 (2002) (more information from Amazon.com)

  • Henry Kissinger, Iraq 'Regime Change' a Revolutionary Strategy, Article SF Chronicle, August 9, 2002.

  • Patrick E.Tyler, "Officers Say U.S. Aided Iraq in War Despite Use of Gas," Article New York Times, August 18, 2002.

  • Ben Macintyre, "Invasion, Bombs, Gas - We've Been Here Before," Article The Times (London), February 15, 2003.

  • Internet Sites

  • Frontline, PBS, The War Behind Closed Doors - documents and interviews based on broadcast program which chronicles the evolution of the Bush Doctrine.