Committee on Public Information
The Committee on Public Information, sometimes referred to as CPI or the Creel Committee, was a federal propaganda organization, organized by President Woodrow Wilson with executive order 2594.
With executive order 3154, the CPI was terminated on August 21, 1919.
The Creel Committee
Other Notable Members
- Charles Merriam, a professor at the University of Chicago and an adviser to president FDR.
- Vira Boarman Whitehouse, Director for Switzerland of the CPI.
- Edward Bernays, The 'Father of Public Relations'.
- How we advertised America; the first telling of the amazing story of the Committee on public information that carried the gospel of Americanism to every corner of the globe, George Creel, (NY: Harper & Brothers, 1920)
- A Year as a Government Agent, Vira Boarman Whitehouse
- George Creel Sounds Call to Unselfish National Service to Newspaper Men, August 17, 1918.
- Unifying America: The Use of American Propaganda During World War I, California Polytechnic State University
- (2011) The End Of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 342.
- (2008) World War One. ABC-CLIO, 342.
- Executive Order 2594 - Creating Committee on Public Information (April 13, 1917).
- United States Committee on Public Information (1917). Official U. S. Bulletin, Volume 1, 4.
- Catalog of Copyright Entries: Books, Volume 17