A colorful look behind the scenes of the remarkable World War II effort by the US
magazine industry to feature the American flag on the cover of every issue of every
periodical in the country.
What role did magazines such as Life, Better Homes & Gardens, Time, and Ladies Home Journal play in encouraging patriotism during World War II? Look behind the scenes of one of the most colorful campaigns in American history, an effort by the US magazine industry to place Old Glory on the cover of every issue in the country over July 4th , 1942. Well over 500 magazines participated in this heartfelt, creative, and inspiring visual movement. See why the US flag quickly became a central part of the effort to win the war at home.