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Broadcasting freedom : the Cold War triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

Author: Arch Puddington
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky ; London : Eurospan, 2003.
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Among America's most unusual and successful weapons during the Cold War were Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. RFE-RL had its origins in a post-war America brimming with confidence and secure in its power. Unlike the Voice of America, which conveyed a distinctly American perspective on global events, RFE-RL served as surrogate home radio services and a vital alternative to the controlled, party-dominated domestic  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arch Puddington
ISBN: 0813190452 9780813190457
OCLC Number: 51840525
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 408 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Arch Puddington.

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Radio Free Europe (RFE) and Radio Liberty (RL) were among America's most successful propaganda weapons during the Cold War. This work aims to offer a clear and detailed history of the radio stations,  Read more...

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"No one measure won the Cold War - but Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty should be in the first rank of those getting the highest medals. Puddington tells the story with style and grace." - R. Read more...

 
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