Radio: Radio, Jul. 12, 1943

New Bill

The effect of U.S. radio propaganda on Axis citizens has apparently not been all to the good. Underground agents last week reported on a survey they had taken among Italian antiFascists who listen to U.S. and British broadcasts in Italian. Some of their observations:

> The broadcasts' tone is usually oratorical and demagogic, vulgar, presumptuous, and therefore offensive to reasonably intelligent Italians.

> Conspicuously missing is any large-scale political perspective which would give weight to words like Freedom and Justice.

> Threats of the destruction about to be visited on Italy are...

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