Radio: Anyone Listening?

Many U.S. citizens have wondered who, if anybody, hears OWI's foreign propaganda broadcasts. OWI, which shortwaves 2,688 programs (80% news) a week toward the rest of the world, decided to find out. The findings could not well be much more than circumstantial evidence:

— Proof that the Voice of America carries far into Europe are advertisements in Swiss newspapers announcing U.S. radio programs and advertising sets with which to receive them.

— Best proof that the U.S. has a sizable Axis radio audience is the irritated voice of the Axis radio itself. Last year Radio...

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