CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson's Book Released in Polish

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond published in Polish

Jun 19, 2014

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond by CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson has been published in Polish for the first time. The book, which examines the first twenty years of the organization, policies, and impact of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, places special focus on the Polish section of RFE/RL. Based on extensive archival research in the US, Germany, Poland, and Hungary, it also utilized CIA materials to examine the origins and role of RFE/RL in the context of US national security strategy, with particular attention to the role of the Central Intelligence Agency in covertly organizing and funding RFE/RL from 1949 to 1971.

The Polish edition of the book is available for purchase here.

The English edition is available from the Wilson Center Press.

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project