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    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."

    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."

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      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."

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Inger Stole's newest book will be published in December.

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