hey aver, is
e who have ex]
attics in pracl
is the crux of]
against bis M
if tin- I'"1
0 Free Europe
Thev shun the
ncr. They all
ts eef tlie denial
e all of these
liea-s ihi'V eallll n||M WOBLD |,i]im]
ll. ( i.mllllinist Jlrery Ford II (center, standing), national chair-
lg Socialists. """ °' ,he Crusade for Freedom, and his broth-
"ellel to limited^' Bens°" F°'d (!•") ond William Ford (right).
r I etllJ r°"S °' '*"'" fo,her' Ed"*'. "i"1 3'"i"l'other,
e market ei n" ,„ry, hong „„ waN The Ford Foundation has
yal believers l"«n a heavy contributor to Crusade for Freedom.
at they consistjrtain. and in.mil..real texts of the
play into the Wechoslovak Communist radio repre-
by appeasing "jn I lhe source material from which the
hei-lmeik and fcipt writers draw. There are eil-.e s|„..
stations of Wj' "intelligence" reports. Slraight con-
equal the powvatiye papers and magazines are taboo
1 in Munich, IHadio Free Europe.
jgrams for 20 ^Script writers know bow to toe the
short wave sUJe. They know thai ihey might as well
ie various idioifok lor another job if they dare use
or four hoursJterial or ideas from lhe Chicago Tn-
9 RFE statio**He or such of our magazine's as Amer-
tn Mercury. I men',;,,. Legion Wag-
station near M*«e, Christian Economics, Human
if Munich or vb-nts, National Review and National
es network. lOipuhlic.
nee May 1. I93,"1" summarize RFE programs are
munentaries; J?!1'''' according to lhe- directives of
international *) the American bosses and lb) the
rom the NeW fed leftist Nati..nal Fronters from east-
for workers, I* Europe. The rank and file Socialist
g people, and (otherwise leftist editors are either un-
story; music! •elhgent or servile or both, and grind
news every ho1" 'heir chores in accordance with'llieir
Actually. RFE policies win only in
:RIAL FAR LEfTr''f's- l,nl ""I i" substance, from other
cwtcb p'hological warfare stations of the
ENlfcK fe w,„.|,| These indude Rad.o F|((
,logy of thesej-i-station RIAS in Berlin, Radio Lib-
termined by '^.",",~a Prlvatt* American station
cehoslovak N'1'*'''' broadcasts to peoples inside the
■ Communist ''''' l\ ~ and of course the Voice of
to time. thesj^enca. None of them lakes a con-
ructions on Sr7('"t stand againsl lb,, philosoph) of
New York fernmenl intervention and govern-
et the tone, Pr'"' control, none of them excepl for
Julius Firt, Agonal and half-hearted lip service
ier pro-(5,mn17'l!aml""11- freedom of enterprise. No
at regular me*Tfder that so far our psychological
1 books on co'jl^' has failed.
mn sucb Arnf" order to document for American
e New York •rers "hat sort of ideas are being
raid Tr,hi.ni'-l".:'"."U,'[ "' <">' 'ron Curtain world
„ the pre-s of •,'"'"' 'M'ciisivelv staffed freedom sta*
material fron*J* " ' have f'"' some veins gathered
both si,I-' "'
from REE Czechoslovak programs a substantia] collection of radio scripts and
tape recordings, from which I shall quote
in the following. If anv slogan men be
offered to characterize the general tenor
of all toei many programs, let us quote
what a well-known American apologist
for the Suviel causes heis saiel In the
process of the Far Eastern debacle: "Let
them fall, but do not let il appear lhat
we pushed them."
PROPAGATION OF SOCIALISM
May 1, 1953, 3:15 p.m.: "The Socialist youth of the whole world sends its
greetings in the youth of Czechoslovakia.
We assure you tbat vve shall reach the
aim . . . the day, when we vvill be able
to join you in democracy in the fight for
socialism, social justice and freedom."
Al the end ol the program the international was plavi'd. [The Iiilernnlionnl is
the rallying snug ..I world communism.]
Men 3, 1953, 12:15 p.m.: Ferdinand
Peroutka, chief "I RFE's Czechoslovak
elesk iii New York, a well-known Socialisl and one-time prominent member of
the pro-Communist National Front, in
his "Sundaj Comments ol Ferdinand
Peroutka": "Eisenhower's program, on
the other band, even though America's
factories have not been nationalized,
sieiiiil- for lhe concept of world socialism. There is no heticr way to describe
it. This is socialism ... The aim of the
program outlined hv the Presidenl <.f the
I nited Skill's is to socialize life."
May 1, 1954, 2:50 p.m.: "Today, on
May 1st, we convey our greetings to all
those who are dedicated to the faith in
democratic socialism. [To Communist-
dominated countries Mav 1 st is synonymous with America's July 4th, and lhe'
term "Democratic Socialism" is a Communisl term used in Men Day speeches
le. describe Communist ideology.]
Men I. 1954, 2:10 p.m. "Program for
Workers : "I,eaeu .louhaux a groat
man, descended from a family in which
revolutionism has been a tradition. His
father participated in the revolt of the
Paris Commune . . . ;i horn revolutionary ...
Mav 5. 1951. 2:10 p.m.: "Leon Jou-
haux — a greal revolutionary, a greal
tele.liner . . ."
Meei.li 23, 1955. 12:10 p.m. Program.
"We Call thc Communist Party": "The
presenl order i in eastern Europe ' merely
serves to continue the dictatorship . . .
this jungle which falsely is labeled as
March 23. 1955. 2:20 p.m. Dr. Jan
llajek. on program, "Living Science
Discussions vvilh Young People'." saiel:
"Socialism has become adult. Socialisl
thinkers are no longer irresponsible radicals. The fundamental problem of modern socialism is man's relation t" the
"The modern socialisl rejects both
extremes -laissez faire ami state con-
trol. He is aware of bis duties as well as
"The citizens "I the Socialisl society
musl he conscious of their heritage, and
pieelld of it."
Along ibis line, the Czechoslovak edi-
tors and broadcasters carefully avoid
repudiating tbe measures "f socialization
and i oinmiinizaliiiii which their own
National Fronl bad instituted in the
postwar vcars, and often gu so far as
lo approve of similar Communisl measures in satellite Europe. Thus, on Octo-
ber 2:;. 1052. al 11:50 a.m.. the hroad-
caster of "We Call the Communisl
High altitude balloons being released in coordination with RFE broadcasts near
the Czechoslovak territory bear leaflets in Czech and Slovak languages. Fence
surrounds a 50,000-watt medium-wave transmitter of Radio Free Europe.
j<Ts Forum News, January, 1956