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Radio free Europe's "Crusade for freedom" : rallying Americans behind Cold War broadcasting, 1950-1960

Author: Richard H Cummings
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book takes an in-depth look at Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom," from 1950 to 1960, revealing how its unmatched pageantry of patriotism led to the creation of a dynamic movement involving not only the government but also private industry, mass media, academia, religious leaders, and, lastly, "the average Joe"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Cummings
ISBN: 9780786444106 078644410X
OCLC Number: 601050173
Description: viii, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: How it all began --
A roll call of all Americans who love freedom --
Help truth fight Communism : join the crusade for freedom --
From freedom-grams to flying saucers --
Help stop World War III before it starts : with truth dollars! --
How you can help fight Communism! --
Newspaper boys and balloons against Communists --
The one thing the Iron Curtain can't keep out --
truth --
Freedom is not free! --
Truth broadcasts, bowling and Harlem Globetrotters --
Concluding the crusade for freedom.
Responsibility: Richard H. Cummings.

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"This book takes an in-depth look at Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom," from 1950 to 1960, revealing how its unmatched pageantry of patriotism led to the creation of a dynamic movement involving not only the government but also private industry, mass media, academia, religious leaders, and, lastly, "the average Joe"--Provided by publisher.

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