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Contact: Craig Chamberlain
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Inger Stole, University of Illinois professor of communication

Caption: Advertising was an embattled and unpopular industry in the 1930s, but World War II gave it the opportunity to turn things around and cement its role in American society, says communication professor Inger Stole, in her new book "Advertising at War."

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer, University of Illinois News Bureau

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