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.
- Married men to get draft deferment—for now
- Patriotism behind bars: U.S. prisons aid the war effort
- Mexico Declares War on Axis Powers After U-Boat Attacks
- President Roosevelt focuses on war in State of the Union address
- Surprise Blackouts Sweep the East Coast
- Escape into Hitchcock's world with Foreign Correspondent
- German Submarines Reach American Shores
- Female riveter aids war production
- Censorship: A Necessary Evil?
- Eisenhower Leads US Troops into North Africa