Dr Seuss Goes to War, TRR#158

 

Seuss cartoon from PM magazine, from Dr. Seuss Went to War

This podcast examines the careers of four children's book authors/illustrators. All four served in the US military during World War 2. 

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topics include: Richard Scarry, Busy Town, army, art career, New York, publishing industry, Golden Books, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Doctor Seuss, First Motion Picture Unit, propaganda, PM magazine, political cartoons, anti-isolationism, Warner Brothers, Disney, Chuck Jones, Private Snafu, PD Eastman, animation career, Seuss protege, Roald Dahl, RAF, pilot, intelligence work, Lord Halifax, Britain, getting America to fight WWII

 

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 Relevant Links

The Big, Busy World of Richard Scarry

Dr. Seuss, the cat in the Army hat

Dr. Seuss’s World War II Political Propaganda Cartoons 

about P.D. Eastman

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington, Amazon.com

Roald Dahl Wikipedia