[..]The extent to which propaganda shapes
the progress of affairs about us may surprise even well
Nevertheless, it is only necessary
to look under the surface of the newspaper for
a hint as to propaganda’s authority over public opinion. […]
The Year of the Quiet Sun is a 1970 science fiction novel by Wilson Tucker about the use of forward time travel to ascertain future political and social events. It won a retrospective John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1976. It was also nominated for a Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1970, and a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1971.