Cold War Radio Museum February 8, 2018 In 1959, the Voice of America (VOA) had a clear and convincing public relations message to describe its mission and to justify its $20 million budget (approx. $168 million in today’s dollars) within the United States Information Agency (USIA). By comparison, VOA’s budget
OPINION Cold War Radio Museum How Voice of America Censored Solzhenitsyn Brief History of VOA’s Domestic Propaganda By Ted Lipien The Voice of America (VOA) was an easier target than Radio Free Europe (RFE) or Radio Liberty (RL) for U.S. government bureaucrats wanting to restrict human rights broadcasting
OPINION Cold War Radio Museum How Voice of America Censored Solzhenitsyn SOLZHENITSYN Target of KGB Propaganda and Censorship by Voice of America By Ted Lipien This research article written for Cold War Radio Museum website to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the 1917
OPINION Cold War Radio Museum How Voice of America Censored Solzhenitsyn China, Iran, Cuba, North Korea By Ted Lipien When in 1974 the Voice of America (VOA) banned Alexandr Solzhenitsyn from its programs, the push for the ban may have originated with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
OPINION Cold War Radio Museum How Voice of America Censored Solzhenitsyn The Obama “Reset” with Russia By Ted Lipien Hillary Clinton seemed to have had some understanding of how Russian propaganda works when she made her critical comments about the Broadcasting Board of Governors in 2013
Cold War Radio Museum’s first online exhibition of photographs shows Polish students recording broadcasts in Washington in Sept. 1942 for the WWII U.S. propaganda agency, the Office of War Information (O.W.I.) which included what became known later as the Voice of America (VOA). See Exhibit: Office of War Information Photos