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FDR establishes Office of Censorship
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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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December 19, 1941
FDR establishes Office of Censorship
On December 19, 1941, Fresident Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8985 which established the Oiffice of Censorship. A war measure, The Office of Censorship had absolute discretion on censoring international communications until August 15, 1945.
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=16068
http://www.informationliberation.com/test.php?id=12955
 

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