Tag Archive: Poland

Why WWII Voice of America ignored the Holocaust

“The Voice of America—the United States Government overseas radio broadcasting station founded in 1942—ignored the subject of the Holocaust throughout the Second World War,” American scholar Holly Cowan Shulman wrote in a 1997 article published in Historical Journal of Film,…
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Voice of America Interview with Future Pope

BBG Watch History This is a reposting of Cold War Radio Museum article “Voice of America Interview with Future Pope.”   Cold War Radio Museum October 16, 2016 A radio interview with future Pope John Paul II, recorded and first…
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Russia using history as propaganda, Polish FM warns

BBG Watch Russia using history as propaganda, Polish FM warns By Ted Lipien       In an interview with Polish television channel Republika, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski warned that Russia has ambitious plans to commemorate next year’s 100th…
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Zofia Korbońska – a Voice of America hero

History On the 101 anniversary of the birth of legendary Voice of America Polish Service journalist and broadcaster Zofia Korbońska, BBG Watch re-posts an article written about her by former VOA Polish Service chief and former VOA acting associate director…
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RFE/RL English reporting is often superficial and sloppy

BBG Watch Commentary During the Cold War, U.S. taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) was a giant of specialized news reporting and analysis about the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. These days, under increasing bureaucratic control by its oversight agency…
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