Hello! Witam!

I am Ted Lipien (Tadeusz Lipień) – a journalist and writer.
Originally a Cold War refugee from communism in Poland
but settled in Portland, OR with
my wife. My latest book, Voice of America – 80 Years of Hidden History, will be published in 2022.

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Censored by Voice of America in 1950, re-interviewed in the 1980s, Józef Czapski gets a plaque in Prague

Censored by Voice of America in 1950, re-interviewed in the 1980s, Józef Czapski gets a plaque in Prague

Censored by Voice of America in 1950, re-interviewed in the 1980s, Józef Czapski gets a plaque in Prague By Ted Lipien   Czech sculptress Paulina Skavova created the plaque. For a post in Polish (po polsku) SEE: Tablica w Pradze na Nerudowej Autorką tablicy jest czeska rzeźbiarka, Paulina Skavova, fot. Paweł Mazur The U.S. government

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum. Originally published in 2019, updated December 21, 2021. 68 years ago today, on December 21, 1953, the Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda announced that American novelist and journalist, Howard Fast, was awarded

Maciej Wierzyński at Voice of America – ‘the Most Frustrating Period’ in the Life of a Refugee Journalist

Maciej Wierzyński at Voice of America – ‘the Most Frustrating Period’ in the Life of a Refugee Journalist

Maciej Wierzyński at Voice of America One of the most successful and popular Polish-American refugee journalists, Maciej Wierzyński, described his tenure at the Voice of America in the 1990s as the “most frustrating period of his life.” By Ted Lipien My successor as the Voice of America (VOA) Polish Service chief from 1994 until 2000

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