Radio: Poison for the Uncultured

For the past fortnight, Russian radio listeners have been getting the Marxist lowdown on U.S. radio and TV. In a series grimly entitled "The Mouthpiece of American Reaction," Soviet Announcer Lapin has been saying that "radio, which is the great discovery of a Russian genius, the mighty weapon of culture and progress, has been transformed in imperialist America into a hotbed of vulgarity and ignorance, into a tool of profitmaking, slander and deceit . . . It is poisoning the politically backward and uncultured people with the virus of chauvinism and militarism."

Other items of Soviet information:

¶ "All daytime broadcasts, devoted...

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