Kirk Douglas on Radio Free Europe and Voice of America

By Ted Lipien As Putin’s propagandists are again spreading lies around the world and trying to undermine American democracy, it would have been useful for the Voice of America (VOA) to have mentioned in a short VOA obituary for Hollywood actor and producer Kirk Douglas his defense of free speech behind the

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A pre-Christmas 1982 letter to Voice of America: a plea for shoes for Polish children

Cold War Radio Museum Polska – 1982 Dowiedzieliśmy się o zbiorze butów w U.S.A. – dla potrzebujących – dlatego mamy prośbę czy nieskontaktowalibyście nas z kimś dla otrzymania butów przynajmniej dla starszych dzieci 14 i 16-letnich dziewczynek – na okres zimowy. The Polish Service of the Voice of America (VOA)

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Polish children asked Voice of America to send them shoes for Christmas in 1982

Cold War Radio Museum Polska – 1982 Ponieważ nie znam nikogo, kto mógłby mi pomóc, ośmielam się napisać do Pana z prośbą o pomoc. Mam 3-je dzieci w wieku 12, 11 i 7 lat. U nas są duże trudności z odzieżą i butami. Poland -1982 Because I do not know

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‘Music Time in Africa’ on VOA in 1982 with Leo Sarkisian and Rita Rochelle

Cold War Radio Museum The Voice of America (VOA) May-October 1982 English-to-Africa Service Program Schedule flyer included descriptions of “African Sounds” English-to-Africa program, hosted by VOA French-to-Africa Cameroonian-born broadcaster Georges Collinet, and “Music Time in Africa” program hosted by Leo Sarkisian and Rita Rochelle. MUSIC TIME IN AFRICA The Voice

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