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United States Information Agency

The United States Information Agency (USIA), which existed from 1953 to 1999, was a United States agency devoted to public diplomacy and a parent agency of the Voice of America (VOA).

Swearing-in ceremony for Edward R. Murrow as Director of the United States Information Agency. White House Administrative Officer, Frank K. Sanderson, administers oath to Edward R. Murrow; President John F. Kennedy and Janet Brewster Murrow stand at left. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. March 21, 1961.

Abbie Rowe. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

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