A Timely 1947 Film by the U.S. War Department Warns ‘Don’t Be a Sucker’ About Populism

A timely 1947 short film produced by the United States War Department warns citizens “Don’t Be a Sucker” about populism. The documentary uses Nazi Germany as a warning against dividing a nation of free citizens into smaller marginalized groups.

In this country we have no “other people.” We are American people.

Glen Tickle
Glen Tickle

Amelia's dad. Steph's husband. Writer, comedian, gentleman. Good at juggling, bad at chess.