National Affairs: The Voice of America: What It Tells the World

Few listeners in the radio-haunted U.S. have ever heard America's most ambitious radio program. Yet it is a show that would probably get a higher Nielsen-rating than Amos 'n' Andy (if a rating could be taken), has the richest sponsor of them all, and sells the world's most priceless product. The sponsor is Uncle Sam and the product freedom. The program is the Voice of America.

From Bop to Apfelstrudel. A listener tuning in on Voice broadcasts in recent weeks might have heard the following program items:

¶A talk on new U.S. glassmaking techniques.

¶Arturo...

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