Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Sports, War, National anthems, Patriotism
Sports; Baseball; Hockey; National songs; Patriotism; World War (1914-1918); World War (1939-1945)
It was a quick war and as wars go a relatively easy one for the victors. In an age of mass media, endless cable news coverage, and embedded reporters there was a kind of faux realism to it all. In fact the two favorite words in the reporting were "surreal" and "robust."
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Politics and Sports" (2003). On Sport and Society. 122.