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Cold War radio : the dangerous history of American broadcasting in Europe, 1950-1989

Author: Richard H Cummings
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book describes the dangerous Cold War world of the Munich stations, focusing on security and intelligence problems. Chapters provide a history of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Appendices provide copies of security reports and documents which have never appeared in print, and an overall summary of hostile intelligence activities"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Cummings
ISBN: 9780786441389 0786441380
OCLC Number: 251302645
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Intelligence Underpinnings of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty --
2. 1950s: When the Cold War Was Hot --
3. Piccadilly versus the Tramp: The Murder of Georgi Markov --
4. Carlos the Jackal and the Bombing of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty --
5. Revenge of the Chief Architect: Ceausescu's War Against Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty --
6. Code Name Iago: The Murder Attempts on Emil Georgeseu --
7. Aggression in the Ether: Oleg Tumanov and Other KGB Agents --
8. Alpha, Waves, and Hornets --
App. A. East German Intelligence Report on Carlos --
App. B. Action Plan in Noel Bernard's Case, Code Name the Jackal --
App. C. Detailed Plan Used to Bomb RFE/RL --
App. D. Letter from Carlos to Johannes Weinrich --
App. E. Stasi Report on "Separat" --
App. F. Letter from Johannes Weinrich to Carlos --
App. G. West German Annual Report Excerpts --
App. H. 1992 SRI Report to RFE/RL --
App. I. 1985 Romanian Ether Report --
App. J. 1976 Joint Action Plan Against RFE/RL --
App. K. Selected Summary of Threats, Intimidations, Contacts, Intelligence Cases and Notes.
Responsibility: Richard H. Cummings.

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During the Cold War, the Munich-based radio stations Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty provided clandestine broadcasts to thousands of individuals living behind the Iron Curtain. This book  Read more...

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