Committee on Public Information (CPI)

This propaganda was created by the government to "sell" the war to the public, the president created this government propaganda agency. Creel saw the CPI's work as a way of fighting war critics and preserving "American ideals". Creel hired many people like reporters, artists, movie directors, writers, and historians. They created a massive propaganda campaign. These movies that were showed Germans as evil savages that were out to take over the world. There were poster that urged Americans to join the war. The CPI officals recruited 75,000 men to make short speeches that were written by writers in Washington. About every 10 days new speeches would arrive in places with lots of immigrants they would do the speeches in different languages.