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Radio Free Europe

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‘Radio Free Europe’ transmitted its first short-wave program in 1950. The broadcasts were part of a general CIA psychological warfare program aimed at the countries behind the Iron Curtain. Despite the murders of several broadcasters, attempts to poison radio staff, the bombing of the station's complex and efforts by communist authorities to jam radio frequencies, Radio Free Europe successfully contributed to communism ultimate collapse in the early 1990s.Through the testimonies of the radio staff as well as CIA and KGB agents and personalities such as Vàclav Havel, Lech Walesa or Aleksandr Soljenitsin, ‘Radio Free Europe’ is the definitive story of a major Cold War episode.