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...

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...

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...

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

    On November 29, 2021, the United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania, posted on its official Facebook page a message celebrating the so-called Day of Liberation of Albania (November 29, 1944). The post received many angry comments...

USCGC Courier – Voice of America Radio Transmitting Ship (1952–1964) – A Fuller Story of the ‘Campaign of Truth’

USCGC Courier – Voice of America Radio Transmitting Ship (1952–1964) – A Fuller Story of the ‘Campaign of Truth’

In a new multipart series presenting many primary sources, the Cold War Radio Museum is looking at President Harry S. Truman’s “Campaign of Truth” (1950-1952) against Soviet propaganda and at problems with its implementation at...

April 20, 1943 — Congressman Woodruff warns of Soviet propaganda in Voice of America broadcasts

April 20, 1943 — Congressman Woodruff warns of Soviet propaganda in Voice of America broadcasts

Cold War Radio Museum On April 13, 1943, Nazi Germany’s propaganda machine announced the discovery of the graves containing the bodies of thousands of Polish prisoners of war in Soviet captivity who went missing in Russia in the spring of...