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.