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Radio diplomacy and propaganda : the BBC and VOA in international politics, 1956-64

Author: Gary D Rawnsley
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Series: Studies in diplomacy.
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Gary D. Rawnsley brings together recently declassified material, both in Britain and the United States, and the recollections of participants to chart the use and abuse of the BBC external services and the Voice of America during the Suez crisis, the Hungarian uprising, the Cuban missile crisis and the beginning of the American involvement in Vietnam. He demonstrates that the media are crucial to an informed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary D Rawnsley
ISBN: 0333649435 9780333649435 0312129726 9780312129729
OCLC Number: 33947965
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Leeds.
Description: x, 224 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Radio Diplomacy and Propaganda --
2. The Suez Crisis, 1956 --
3. The Hungarian Uprising, 1956 --
4. The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 --
5. The American Commitment to Vietnam.
Series Title: Studies in diplomacy.
Responsibility: Gary D. Rawnsley.

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This study investigates the role of international radio broadcasting in diplomacy during the Cold War period, and the contribution of the BBC and the Voice of America in the construction and  Read more...

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