Voice of America (VOA) 1967 USPS stamp First Day Cover (FDC) by philatelic artist Ralph Dyer in the Cold War Radio online virtual museum.

Voice of America 1967 FDC by Ralph Dyer

The hand-painted First Day Cover (FDC) by philatelic artist Ralph Dyar for the 1967 Voice of America stamp is displayed in the Cold War Radio online virtual museum. Ralph Dyar was born in Mexico in 1889 and died in 2000 in San Diego, California. A gifted artist, he produced hundreds

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A 1949 Letter to Voice of America from Italy

In April 1949, someone mailed a letter from Ravenna, Italy to the Voice of America (VOA) office in Rome at Via Vittorio Veneto 62. The envelope was addressed to “LA VOCE DELL ‘ AMERICA” (THE VOICE OF AMERICA). It had no return address. It was stamped by the Italian Post

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Discrimination of Refugee Broadcasters by Voice of America Management Has Been Hidden for Decades

Treated for decades as second-class citizens and denied direct access to wire services by native-born, mostly white, mostly left-leaning, and mostly male Voice of America (VOA) managers and reporters, these VOA immigrant broadcasters, some of them outstanding women journalists who spent time in communist prisons, did their best to win

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Letters from Australia to the Voice of America in New York in the late 1940s

As the Voice of America (VOA), the United States government radio station for international audiences, observes its eightieth anniversary, it may surprise Americans who know about its existence that in its first years during the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), the U.S. taxpayer-funded broadcaster had a long period

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