Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American - download pdf or read online

By Richard H. Cummings

ISBN-10: 0786453001

ISBN-13: 9780786453009

Throughout the chilly conflict, Radio loose Europe and Radio Liberty broadcast uncensored information and statement to humans dwelling in communist countries. As severe parts of the CIA's early covert actions opposed to communist regimes in jap Europe, the Munich-based stations drew a wide viewers regardless of efforts to jam the announces and ban voters from hearing them. This historical past of the stations within the chilly battle period unearths the perils their employees confronted from the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Romania and different communist states. It recounts intimately the homicide of author Georgi Markov, the 1981 bombing of the stations by means of "Carlos the Jackal," infiltration through KGB agent Oleg Tumanov and different occasions. Appendices comprise safety studies, letters among Carlos the Jackal and German terrorist Johannes Weinrich and different records, a lot of that have by no means been released.

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D. Jackson, and Abbot Washburn executive vice chairman of the Crusade for Freedom, to discuss of the Crusade’s future. Mr. Barrett reminded the group that NCFE had started as an organization to look after and make use of the various Eastern European refugee groups. He recalled that giving these groups a radio voice was something of a later development. He also recalled that the Crusade was established primarily as a cover for the governmental support of the enterprise. Mr. Barrett raised the question of whether or not the Crusade had grown to such proportions that it was now a case of the tail wagging the dog.

On June 12, 1957, Donald Rinker, then RFE security officer traveled to Vienna and met Karl Reinoch, the source of information 2. The 1950s 41 for this article, in Room 178 at the Hotel Bristol. Reinoch said that he was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, and was presently an Austrian citizen. Reinoch then explained that he was a secretary in the Austrian consulate general’s office in Bratislava, when on September 22, 1950, he was arrested on the street, taken to Prague, and placed in prison for investigative custody.

We have no firsthand information on this matter. We only know that he is to be believed. This booklet is like a hand-grenade. It may become dangerous should you try to keep it in your possession. It may also be dangerous to repeat the text of this booklet to your neighbor. 20 RFE also put out details about Swiatlo in the March 1955 issue of News Behind the Iron Curtain, a monthly subscription journal published by the Free Europe Press. The short introduction explains the importance of the Swiatlo revelations: Here is the mirror of what it means to “build a Socialist state,” and “what Socialist morality” is truly like.

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