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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 hey aver, is Communist e who have ex] attics in pracl is the crux of] these former imunists has against bis M if tin- I'"1 0 Free Europe protest agai Thev shun the ncr. They all ts eef tlie denial ndividual, peri ker Chamber! e all of these i-Communists 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. intervention, P 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 ders. 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-' "' Iews, Jan 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 legitimate socialism." 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 slelle. "The modern socialisl rejects both extremes -laissez faire ami state con- trol. He is aware of bis duties as well as his rights. "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 Is ng I 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 Page 13
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