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...

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...

Hunger for Truth – Józef and Maria Czapski’s Fight Against Kremlin Propaganda

Hunger for Truth – Józef and Maria Czapski’s Fight Against Kremlin Propaganda

The announcement of a new book by Polish-American journalist Ted Lipien (Tadeusz Lipień): Hunger for Truth – Józef and Maria Czapski’s Fight Against Kremlin Propaganda. The book is expected to be published in English and in Polish in 2022...

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...

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

By Ted Lipien As more and more questions are being asked by members of Congress and scandals reported by liberal and conservative press about the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) — the tax-funded, U.S...

VOA Broadcasts in Russian from Munich – A Backstory

VOA Broadcasts in Russian from Munich – A Backstory

  VOA Broadcasts in Russian from Munich – A Backstory   By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum and Voice of America – Hidden History     The Information Bulletin of the Office of the US High Commissioner for Germany had a...

‘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...