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Artists aid WWI effort by romanticizing combat

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Authors and poets help the propaganda war by romanticizing the trench warfare and even the tragedy at Gallipoli.

Medium: Radio
Program: IDEAS
Broadcast Date: Feb. 21, 1979
Host: Russ Germain
Reporter: Peter Buitenhuis
Duration: 4:25
Excerpt from Gallipoli by John Masefield.
Credit: W.I. Castle / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-000568

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