\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
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.