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May 18, 1953

CIA Criticizes American Committee for Liberation Policies

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Dana Durand, chief of the CIA/DDP SR Division, now responsible for the Radio Liberty project, concludes that efforts to unify the Russian emigration have become counterproductive, that RL broadcasting should be separated from émigré politics, and that AMCOMLIB president Leslie Stevens is too wedded to the old approach to continue in office.


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Obtained and contributed to CWIHP by A. Ross Johnson. Reference Ch1 p32 in his book Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, CIA mandatory declassification review document number C05459035.


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