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Is your government telling you what to think? Are you sure? Don't miss this investigation of international state propaganda in the 20th and 21st centuries.

The British Library has brought together posters, films, cartoons, sounds and texts to reveal the inventive ways governments get their citizens on-side. They are sometimes creepy, sometimes funny, and often ingenious.

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