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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Soviet Jamming Was a Sign of Effectiveness of Western Broadcasts

Soviet Jamming Was a Sign of Effectiveness of Western Broadcasts

Soviet jamming was a sign of the effectiveness of Western radio broadcasts. Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty were consistently jammed. The Voice of America was jammed only during some periods. Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum In his book Operation Suicide: “Those Strange Bridges to Communism,” published in 1967, American journalist Eugene Lyons, a former communist

Beware of Government Propaganda “Experts”

Beware of Government Propaganda “Experts”

Disinformation governance by government propaganda experts can be dangerous, judging by the record of the early officials in charge of the Voice of America and journalists duped by Soviet propaganda. Voice of America, New York, QSL card circa 1940s. Ted Lipien As the Voice of America (VOA), the United States government’s radio station for international

Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad

Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad

    Black history hero Homer Smith fought racism at home and Soviet propaganda abroad     Smith should be recognized for his principled refusal to contribute to the manipulation of the Western media by the Soviets, as well as for his struggle against racism in America.   By Ted Lipien As a Polish American

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Katyń Coverup