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...

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...

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency By Ted Lipien In a bipartisan vote in 1943, Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress, alarmed about partisan, as well as pro-Soviet and...

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

By Ted Lipien With the exception of a few broadcasters who were quickly silenced or marginalized by the management of the Office of War Information (OWI), the entire wartime Voice of America (VOA) glorified Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin not only...

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

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

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 the U.S...

Secret Memos on How Voice of America Was Duped by Soviet Propaganda on Katyn Massacre

Secret Memos on How Voice of America Was Duped by Soviet Propaganda on Katyn Massacre

VOA officials and journalists were manipulated by the Soviet fake news offensive for many years By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum According to a declassified confidential State Department memorandum dated January 25, 1951, Charles Thayer...

Truman’s ‘Campaign of Truth’ at Voice of America Part I: Countering Soviet Propaganda Abroad and at Home

Truman’s ‘Campaign of Truth’ at Voice of America Part I: Countering Soviet Propaganda Abroad and at Home

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 the U.S...

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...