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Box: 1 Fold: 52 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Walter K. Scott; Edward Van Der Rhoer; Vitaly Sakouta; Leonid Finkelstein.

Reference to personnel issues including evaluations, guidance and responsibility policies.

Box: 1 Fold: 53 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
April-July 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Walter K. Scott; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.

Reference to miscellaneous operations issues including statistics re Russian Service programs.

Box: 1 Fold: 54 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August-December 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: M.J. Diakowsky; Phil Brown, State Department; Leonid Finkelstein; Gene Sosin.

Reference to Radio Liberty personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 55 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1973

DESCRIPTION: Copies of memoranda by Jon S. Lodeesen relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda (in Russian)
1972-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda (in Russian) relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Leonid Finkelstein.

Reference to Radio Liberty personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 58 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-April 1974

DESCRIPTION: Primarily copies of correspondence/memoranda by Jon S. Lodeesen relating to personnel matters at Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 59 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July 1974

DESCRIPTION: Memoranda and notes by Jon S. Lodeesen re resignation of Prime Minister Palma Carlos of Portugal.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-October 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Immo Stabreit to Lodeesen.

Includes references to Radio Liberty personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November-December 1974

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr., executive director, Radio Liberty; Thomas H. Quinn, Board for International Broadcasting.

Reference to Radio Liberty personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Edward Van Der Rhoer; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Kenneth A. Kerst, director, Office of Research and Analysis for Europe and the Soviet Union, to Lodeesen; David Anin, assistant director, Audience Research and Program Evaluation Division.

Reference to Radio Liberty personnel matters; and emigration from the USSR.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, primarily from Jon S. Lodeesen to Francis S. Ronalds, Jr., re personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
April 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gerd Von Doemming; Albert Boiter; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; William Durkee, acting field manager; Jean Riollot, policy staff.

Reference to Radio Liberty programming policies; news operations; research policies.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gene Sosin; Howland H. Sargeant, president, Radio Liberty Committee.

Includes report by Jacob Dreyer, "Soviet-American Symposium on Economic Issues" (6/17/1975).

Box: 1 Fold: 66 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Walter K. Scott.

Box: 1 Fold: 67 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August-September 1975

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Jon S. Lodeesen.

Box: 1 Fold: 68 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
October 1975

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Jane E. Collins, deputy director for publications, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State; Gerd Von Doemming, policy advisor, Radio Liberty; William Durkee, acting field manager; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.

Reference to Radio Liberty news operations, miscellaneous personnel matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 69 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November 1975

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty from Jon Lodeesen.

Box: 1 Fold: 70 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
December 1975

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence from Jon S. Lodeesen relating to Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 71 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1975

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence/memoranda (in Russian) relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 72 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January 1976

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Jon S. Lodeesen.

Box: 1 Fold: 73 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
February 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Foy D. Kohler to Gene Sosin, director, Planning and Special Projects (TLS copy); Henry G. Barnes, U.S. Embassy, Romania, to Lodeesen; Gerd Von Doemming.

Reference to management issues at Radio Liberty, including reorganization of the Russian Service.

Box: 1 Fold: 74 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-April 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Z. Sztumpf, head, Program Operations Division; Robert L. Tuck.

Reference to Russian Service operations.

Box: 1 Fold: 75 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
May 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Ralph E. Walter.

Reference to Radio Liberty programming; use of Samizdat and music in Russian Service programs.

Includes TLS to Lodeesen from Jim E. Hinds, Department of the Army, Institute for Advance Russian and East European Studies (5/20/1976).

Box: 1 Fold: 76 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gerd Von Doemming; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.

Reference to Radio Liberty staff issues



Box: 1 Fold: 77 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Walter K. Scott; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Gerd Von Doemming.

Reference to miscellaneous operations issues.

Box: 1 Fold: 78 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August-September 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Leonid Finkelstein; Keith Bush.

Reference to Board for International Broadcasting review. Includes draft of "The Mission of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Broadcasts" (8/6/1976).

Box: 1 Fold: 79 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
October 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr., director, Radio Liberty; Sig Mickelson, Max Ralis.

Reference to miscellaneous Radio Liberty issues including personnel; management; programming organization.

Box: 1 Fold: 80 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.; Walter K. Scott; Ralph E. Walter, vice president, Programs and Policy; Keith Bush; Gerd Von Doemming.

Reference to reorganization of operations.

Box: 1 Fold: 81 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
December 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Walter K. Scott; Francis S. Ronalds, Jr.

Includes reference to Radio Liberty policy development; broadcast sign-on/opening statement for programs; Radio Liberty's image; Samizdat; and staff member Yura Von Schlippe.

Box: 1 Fold: 82 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (incomplete dates).

Box: 1 Fold: 83 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda (in Russian)
1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda (in Russian) relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Box: 1 Fold: 84 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr., director, Radio Liberty; James Critchlow; Ralph E. Walter; Walter K. Scott.

Includes reference to Radio Liberty personnel, including Yura Von Schlippe; Russian Service programming.

Box: 1 Fold: 85 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
February 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter.

Includes reference to personnel matters e.g. V. Matusevitch; and other operations issues.

Box: 1 Fold: 86 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-April 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Francis S. Ronalds, Jr., director, Radio Liberty Programming; James Critchlow, Planning and Research Officer; Ralph E. Walter; Max Ralis, audience research and program evaluation division; Richard E. Moose, deputy under secretary of state for management, to Lodeesen; Walter K. Scott.



Box: 1 Fold: 87 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
May 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Alexander Buchan, succssor to W.K. Scott as executive vice president, Radio Liberty; F. Stephen Larrabee, deputy director, Radio Liberty Research; Walter K. Scott.

Includes reference to programming (guidance notes, policy, etc.); memo/report, "The Role of Research at RFE/RL" 5/9/1977.



Box: 1 Fold: 88 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June-July 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Joseph A. Presel, first secretary, U.S. Embassy, Moscow, to Harry J. Gilmore, U.S. consulate general, Munich, re Radio Liberty Russian Service program schedule; Ralph E. Walter; Frank Starr, director, Russian Service; Robert L. Tuck.

Includes reference to death of Walter K. Scott (memo dated 6/6/1977); and programming.

Box: 1 Fold: 89 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-December 1977

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gene Sosin; Alexander Buchan; Robert L. Tuck; Walter Roberts, executive director, BIB.

Includes reference to organization of RFE/RL Inc. (Europe), with attached chart (10/25/1977); recommendation of Gerd Von Doemming (11/16/1977); and other Radio Liberty personnel issues.

Includes TLS to Lodeesen from John J. McLaughlin, president, American Club of Zurich (9/5/1977).

Box: 1 Fold: 90 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda (misc)
1977

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous notes/memoranda, including Russian, relating to RFE/RL. Dated c.1977.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Robert L. Tuck; Alexander Buchan; William J. Dyess, Bilateral Relations, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, to Philip H. Valdes, political officer, U.S. Embassy, Munich (copy).

Includes reference to organization of RFE/RL with attached chart (2/8/1978); and Radio Liberty policy e.g. "Guidelines for Handling an Emergency Political Situation" (1/16/1978, included).

Box: 2 Fold: 2 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-April 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Vladimir Matusevitch; John Gronouski, chairman, BIB; Samuel P. Lyon, director, Broadcast Analysis; Ralph E. Walter; Alexander Buchan.

Includes reference to programming.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
May 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Robert L. Tuck; Ralph E. Walter; John A. Gronouski, chairman, BIB; John S. Hayes, chairman of the board, RFE/RL Committee, Inc.

Includes reference to Mstislav Rostrapovich's comments on USSR; Sino-Soviet relations; conflict in Zaire;

Box: 2 Fold: 4 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June-July 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Alexander Buchan; Samuel P. Lyon.

Includes reference to script for program, "Culture and Politics" entitled, "Neostalinism in Literature..." (included); transcript of interview with Mihailo Mihailov (included).

Box: 2 Fold: 5 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Gene Sosin.

includes reference to writings of Alexander Yanov who cites Radio Liberty in relation to USSR; Czechoslovakia; Soviet-U.S. relations; and political prisoners.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-December 1978

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Max Ralis; Ralph E. Walter.

Includes reference to promotion of Ralph E. Walter from vice president to executive vice president of Programs and Policy; also listener/audience reaction reports for August 1978 (memo dated 9/4/1978).

Box: 2 Fold: 7 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-May 1979

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Glenn W. Ferguson, president, RFE/RL Inc.; Samuel P. Lyon, director, Broadcast Analysis Department; Ralph E. Walter; Robert B. Redlich; Varick Steele.

Includes reference to visit of Consular Corps Ladies to RFE/RL headquarters, Munich (memo 5/14/1979); RFE/RL Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings (memo 4/17/1979).

Box: 2 Fold: 8 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June-August 1979

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Glenn W. Ferguson, president, RFE/RL Inc. re annual report on RFE/RL to Board of Directors (dated 8/3/1979); and Mihajlo Mihajlov.



Box: 2 Fold: 9 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
October-November 1979

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Glenn W. Ferguson; Jean Riollot.

Includes reference to RFE/RL president's report to Board of Directors by Ferguson; and composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1979

DESCRIPTION: Fragments of correspondence/memoranda relating to RFE/RL (undated, c.1979).

Box: 2 Fold: 11 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1980

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Robert B. Redlich, Glenn W. Ferguson.

Includes reference to article (included) by Martin Esslin, entitled, "The Art of Black Propaganda"; programming, including "Russia Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."

Box: 2 Fold: 12 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-April 1980

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Anatole Shub, program officer, BIB; Ralph E. Walter; Max Ralis, director, Soviet Area Audience and Opinion Research.

Includes reference to audience research, e.g., younger Soviet listeners.

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