"Originally published as Les documenteurs des annes noir in French Nouveau Monde editions, 2007."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Pt. 1. Propaganda and institutions -- The government of the French state: a voluntarist policy -- The occupation authorities, the establishment of a German film market -- Chronicle of newsreels, the first propaganda media -- Reception, or the outlines of an unusual social framework -- Pt. 2. Propaganda and utopias -- The way of Vichy: a propaganda of integration -- The way of Paris: propaganda of agitation and exclusion -- The techniques of propaganda -- Epilogue -- Filmography.