By Siobhan McGirl and Leah Carton “How nice it would be to come home early in the afternoon and...Read More
Author: Leah Carton
In an attempt to strengthen his relationship with citizens, President Franklin D. Roosevelt will deliver three war radio talks in one week—scheduled for Aug. 31, Sept. 3, and Sept. 7. This week of speeches is unprecedented for a...Read More
About This Site
World War 2.0 tries to imagine what the reporting of World War II might have looked like if the conflict were taking place today. Articles are based on information that would have been available to the press at the time, but they are written using contemporary journalistic style. The authors are all students at Seton Hall University, working with assistant professor of journalism Matthew Pressman.
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Teachers making great sacrifices, but are they being asked to do too much?
- As rationing grows, so does the black market
- Axis forces in North Africa surrender: over 150,000 prisoners captured
- MacArthur Leaves Philippines to Defend Australia
- U.S. and Britain Demand Unconditional Surrender at Casablanca Conference
- President Roosevelt focuses on war in State of the Union address