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"Private Snafu" Fights Fake News in 1944

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"Private Snafu" Fights Fake News in 1944

(4 min) tv-pg

Fake news isn’t new news. During WWII, military bases were breeding grounds for false reports and gossip. In this cartoon, part of a series created for the armed forces by Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) and the folks behind Looney Tunes, “Private Snafu” learns the dangers of spreading rumors the hard way.

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