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Radio free Europes Crusade for freedom rallying Americans behind Cold War broadcasting, 1950-1960 by Richard H. Cummings

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • International broadcasting,
  • Radio Free Europe,
  • Patriotism,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard H. Cummings
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE8697.45.E852 C866 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24816104M
ISBN 10078644410X
ISBN 109780786444106
LC Control Number2010022901
OCLC/WorldCa601050173

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From to , millions of Americans participated in Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom." They signed "Freedom Scrolls" and "Freedom Grams," attended Crusader meetings, marched in parades, launched leaflet-carrying balloons, and donated Truth Dollars in support of the American effort to broadcast news and other programming to the peoples of communist-governed European countries.3/5(1). From to , millions of Americans participated in Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom." They signed "Freedom Scrolls" and "Freedom Grams," attended Crusader meetings, marched in parades, launched leaflet-carrying balloons, and donated Truth Dollars in support of the American effort to broadcast news and other programming to the peoples of communist-governed European countries.   Buy Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom": Rallying Americans Behind Cold War Broadcasting, by Richard H. Cummings (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Richard H. Cummings. "Refugee children sing songs of their homeland over Radio Free Europe, world's largest radio station, which is supported by the American people through the Crusade for Freedom" Postcard Octo On the back of the card is this handwritten message; "Greetings fro the Crusade for ers:

The Crusade for Freedom was an American propaganda campaign operating from – Its public goal was to raise funds for Radio Free Europe; it also served to conceal the CIA's funding of Radio Free Europe and to generate domestic support for American Cold War policies.. General Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated the Crusade for Freedom on 4 September "This book takes an in-depth look at Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom," from to , revealing how its unmatched pageantry of patriotism led to the creation of a dynamic movement involving not only the government but also private industry, mass media, academia, religious leaders, and, lastly, "the average Joe"--Provided by publisher. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is a United States government-funded organization that broadcasts and reports news, information and analysis to countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East where it says that "the free flow of information is either banned by government authorities or not fully developed". RFE/RL is a (c)(3) corporation supervised by the U.S. Agency Location: Prague, Czech Republic. The documents were used as primary sources for the book, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond(Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press, ). Documents with reference numbers preceded by “MORI” or “C” were obtained (many with redactions) by mandatory declassification review requests to CIA.

The radio arm became Radio Free Europe (RFE), broadcasting to five countries of Eastern Europe. The Crusade for Freedom. This is a struggle, above all, for the minds of men. —President Harry S. Truman. The Crusade for Freedom was incorporated to raise funds and promote Radio Free Size: 23KB.   Side Two of a Crusade for Freedom disc prepared for the Crusade campaign. RFE Director Robert Lang describes the RFE broadcasts to Czechoslovakia from . I found "Crusade in Europe" interesting and educational not so much as a study of the European Theater of World War II, (many books have been written on that subject), for as a study of leadership and the art of cooperation between allies toward a great objective. The final chapter in this book /5.   The title ‘Crusade in Europe’ is a slight misnomer, for the story starts where it should, with the high-risk landings in Morocco and Algeria of the first American force to cross the Atlantic, the men being as green as most of their generals, including Supreme Commander Ike.