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.
- Draft age extension rushed; Congress debates age for military service
- Japanese Bombard, Occupy Manila
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- U.S. scores first major victory against Japanese at Midway
- Airmen rescued after three weeks at sea
- Jewish organizations hold anti-Nazi Rally at Madison Square Garden
- MacArthur Leaves Philippines to Defend Australia
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Blood donation controversy raises questions about racial discrimination
- String of Defeats Has Americans Asking: Could We Lose?