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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1956
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. V, No. 1, January 1956
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date January 1956
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 5 1956; OCLC: 1352973
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Transcript ' • ADIO (FREE' EUROPE I INSTALLMENT I By JIRI BRADA J. hei-teli. number of tention of in example, Ligation that (CIC and eig anything R\DIO Free Europe, a network nf steilions which has been set up in western Europe for the purpose >i sending anli-liommunisl broadcasts " lhe | pies on the other side of the ""i Curtain, is a division of Free -.mope (.ommittee. Inc. The latter, a iiivalc organization, was founded in I'll') by a group of American citizens, inioiig whom the lion. Herbert 11. Leh- %ian. U. S. Senator from New York. Ilayed a prominent role. In 1950. the Free Europe (ommittee 'taitetl its annual fund-raising drive Pnder the name of Crusade '"' Freedom. ''"-i "I us. al one lime or another, have iceii exposed lee the propaganda of this powerful orgaiiizalion. v iei newspapers, "aelio. television, freedom cars, and free- I"iii trains, and mosl of us have- read ind beard about FE( "s i ih-publicized I'a.loni balloons. lhe lice Europe Committee claims that millions of its funds have been ■""Iiii -.1 by more than twent) five lulbon \meriean citizens. Many more liilli.His of dollars, though, have been Intuited by corporations, including some' if the large foundations. Ilcinv Ford II. whose Ford Foundation through the years has been a "'av> ''' ibntor. is national chairman 'I tbe' Crusade for Freedom. \s such be * ihe successor of Ceneral Lucius D. ■hi>". Other prominent sponsors of the >'"i«'l include. Den ul Semi,,If. Edward K. Murrow. Harold E. Stassen, Walter ">■ (iilford. Samuel Linger, George Bar- ■::''• '■ l;- Tibbcls. and Joseph J. *licsser. Headquarters of the Crusade is '-> West 57th Street. New York City. ' II. Jackson, in crucial years one of ■ resitleiu Eisenhower's "palace guard," "*"1'''1 "he Free Europe Committee for * considerable length of time. Whitney The second of three installments of "A Close-up View of Radio Free Europe" will appear in next month's issue of Facts Forum News. In keeping with our policy of presenting "both sides" of each issue, Facts Forum News will also present in forthcoming issues material furnished us by the Free Europe Committee telling of the accomplishments of Radio Free Europe. We regret that this material was received too late to accompany Mr. Brada's first installment. II. Shepardson is its current president. Joseph C. Ciew. former I . S. \mbas- sador to Japan, is Chairman of the Board of the Free Europe Committee. Vrthur W. Page is Chairman "I the Executive Committee. Vice presidents include W. J. C. Eagan, Levering Tyson, Samuel S. Walker, Jr.. and Bernard Yarrow. John C. Traphagen serves ;is treeis- urer, Theodore C. Augustine as secretary and assistant treasurer, and .1. Clayton Miller as assistant secretary. On March 15. 1955, Herbert H. Lang was replaced as Dire, tor of Radio Free Europe by W. J. C. Eagan. The Board of Directors, besides several of the above-named, is composed of A. A. Berle, David K. E. Bruce, Jr., ■ m ts fniii \i News / anuary, 1956 Frederic 1\. Dolbeare, Julius Fleisch- mann, II. B. Miller. Irving S. Olds. George N. Shuster. Charles M. Spofford. and H. Gregory Thomas. Among additional sponsors of the Free Europe Committee vve find such nationally known figures as Clarence L. Adcock, Raymond Fare Alexander, Laird Bell, Francis Biddle, Roberl \\ oods Bliss, Robert F. Bradford. lieu iv \. Bullis, William L. Clayton, Clark M. Clifford, I ae ile II. De' Mille, Frank R. Denton. William J. Donovan. Mark I . Ethridge, James A. Farley, Virginia C. (.ildersleeve. Charles li. Hook. Palmer lleevi. Paul Kesten, Henry R. Luce, Joseph V. McKee Web Maddox. Ii. B. Miller. Samuel E. Morison. Frederick Osborn, John W. Sibley, Spyros Skou- teis. Charles P. Taft. DeWit't Wallace. W. W. Waymack, Waller II. Wheeler, Jr.. Charles I'.. Wilson. Mrs. Quincy Wright, ami Darryl Zanuck. The 1952 list of national sponsors also featured James B. Carey, Mien W. Dulles, William Green, and Matthew \\ oil. Besides a sprinkling of men who uphold Amer- ica's traditions of limited governmenl and the free market economy, there is the usual contingent of ancient and ubiepjitous New Dealers. Headquarters of the Free Europe Committee is a few stone's throws from that of the Crusade for Freedom, at 110 We si 57th Street. New York City. The political and ideological influence of the Free Europe Committee spans continents. No organization in the world exerts more power over the refugees from eastern Europe. It practically maintains a monopolv on placing refugee students in American colleges. It controls the University College at Strass- bourg, France. Besides the periodical. News from Page 11 I
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