FDR establishes Office of Censorship

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.

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