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Comm1300_1_26 - Comm 1300 1 During WWI photographs of dead...

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Comm 1300 1-26-09 1. During WWI photographs of dead American soldiers were never shown ? Why not? That policy was also in effect during the Bush war in Iraq when photos of caskets of killed solders were not allowed—in fact the administration tried to stop publication of a casket photo by a family of the soldier. Why? Any photography was only used to raise the moral of the troops and government. Government censorship was total; they wanted to make war seem glorious. Anti-war lobbyists printed photos of the real war, of dead soldiers etc. Propaganda 2. What was Louis Hines’ contribution ? He changed child labor laws by using photography as a tool of social change. How, what did he do? What did he believe? He wanted to make child labor illegal by taking pictures of the children. Children worked hard, but there would be no intelligent working class in the future. He wanted to expose the world to child labor photos. The picture would touch the hearts of Americans, causing federal legislature to outlaw
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course COMM 1300 taught by Professor Scherer,c. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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Comm1300_1_26 - Comm 1300 1 During WWI photographs of dead...

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