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Box: 2 Fold: 13 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
May-June 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; John E. Biggio, U.S. Army, to Lodeesen; Harry Hammerschlag, European Federation of Public Relations, to Lodeesen; Samuel P. Lyon.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July 1980

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

Box: 2 Fold: 15 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August 1980

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter re attendance at the Atlantic Treaty Association conference (memo 8/20/1980).

Box: 2 Fold: 16 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-October 1980

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: John S. Hayes, chairman of the board of directors, RFE/RL Inc.; Glenn W. Ferguson.

Includes reference to RFE/RL president's report to the board of directors (dated 10/6/1980, included).

Box: 2 Fold: 17 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November-December 1980

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

Box: 2 Fold: 18 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January 1981

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

Box: 2 Fold: 19 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
February 1981

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

Includes reference to RFE/RL policy on Samizdat; on-air monitoring of RFE/RL broadcasts.



Box: 2 Fold: 20 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March 1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Glenn W. Ferguson; Richard V. Allen, White House, Washington, D.C., to Charles D. Ablard, acting chairman, BIB (copy); Samuel P. Lyon; Ralph E. Walter; James Critchlow; Robert L. Tuck; Alexander Schmemann, Gerd Von Doemming.

Includes reference to programming issues; Alexander II of Russia.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
April-June 1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Ralph E. Walter; Anatole Shub; program officer, BIB; Glenn W. Ferguson.

Includes reference to programming issues.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July-August 1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Edward Alexander, State Department, to Lodeesen; Sig Mickelson.

Includes reference to translation of Russian broadcasts into Tajik.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-December 1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon L. Lodeesen: Zbigniew Brzezinski to Clement Zablocki, chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs (copy) re proposed legislation to elmininate RFE/RL; Evdokim Evdokimov to Frank Shakespeare and Benjamin Bradlee, managing editor, "Washington Post," on same subject (copy); and William Buell also re the legislation.

Box: 2 Fold: 24 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1981

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (undated, c.1981).

Box: 2 Fold: 25 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-December 1982

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Robert L. Tuck; Ralph E. Walter; Gerd Von Doemming; James Critchlow.

Includes reference to miscellaneous RFE/RL issues including broadcasting to the Baltic states.

Box: 2 Fold: 26 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-November 1983

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: James L. Buckley to Gerald Helman, deputy undersecretary for Political Affairs, State Department; Samuel P. Lyon; Charles F. Carlson, Broadcast Analysis iepartment.

Includes report by Lodeesen, "Making Democracy Understandable to a Soviet Audience" (memo dated 7/28/1983).

Box: 2 Fold: 27 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
April-May 1984

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: James L. Buckley, president, RFE/RL Inc.; George Bailey, director, Radio Liberty Division.

Includes reference to Russian nationalism.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June 1984

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: James L. Buckley to John Dunlop, Hoover Institution (copy); Michael Marchetti; Salomon Mirsky; Peter Reddaway, Wilson Center, to James L. Buckley; Adam B. Ulam, Harvard University Russian Research Center.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
July-August 1984

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Robert B. Redlich; James L. Buckley to Peter Reddaway, Wilson Center (copy).



Box: 2 Fold: 30 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-October 1984

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: George Bailey, director, RL Division; Julia Wishnevsky; Gerd Von Doemming.

Includes reference to Jewish issues.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November 1984

DESCRIPTION: Copies of correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Jon S. Lodeesen. Includes reference to Soviet attacks on Radio Liberty.

Box: 2 Fold: 32 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
Decmber 1984

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: William A. Buell; Kenneth R.M. Short, editor, "Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television;" Edmund Gaspar to Lodeesen.

Includes reference to Soviet attacks on Radio Liberty; military influence of USSR in Central America and the Caribbean; report by Ann Sheehy, entitled, "Language Problems in the Soviet Armed Forces" (9/11/1978).

Box: 2 Fold: 33 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Edmund Gaspar; Jaan Pennar, director, Nationalities Services, Radio Liberty, to Kenneth R.M. Short, with attached report on RFE/RL Baltic broadcasts; Tatiana Venzl, Planning and Research Department; James L. Buckley.

Includes reference to anti-Semitism criticism of RFE/RL by Naomi Etzkin, Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando (2/6/1985).

Box: 2 Fold: 34 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Thomas C. Bodin; James L. Buckley.

Includes reference to policy control at Radio Liberty.

Box: 2 Fold: 35 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
April-May 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: James L. Buckley; Lodeesen to Peter Reddaway.

Box: 2 Fold: 36 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June-July 1985

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

Box: 2 Fold: 37 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Kenneth R.M. Short, editor, "Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television," to Lodeesen; James L. Buckley; Nicholas Vaslef, director, Radio Liberty.

Includes reference to Russian history consensus evaluation (8/13/1985); Frank Shakespeare (memo dated 8/7/1985).

Box: 2 Fold: 38 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
September-October 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gene Parta; Lodeesen to Gerald Slater, executive vice president, WETA-TV.

Box: 2 Fold: 39 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
November-December 1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Nicholas Vaslef re freelance budget at Radio Liberty.

Box: 2 Fold: 40 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1985

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (incomplete dates, c.1985).

Box: 2 Fold: 41 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-February 1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Nicholas P. Vaslef; William A. Buell, vice president, U.S. Operations, to Walter Raymond, Jr., special assistant to the President, National Security Council, re Helsinki Commission Hearing; Lodeesen to Howard H. Baker, Jr.

Box: 2 Fold: 42 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-May 1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Vlad Georgescu, director, Romanian Service; Nicholas P. Vaslef.

Includes concept paper by Marty Singer, entitled, "The Impact of Western Broadcasting on Soviet Popular Attitudes and Regime Behavior" (2/26/1986).

Box: 2 Fold: 43 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
June-July 1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Gene Pell; James L. Buckley.

Includes reference to corporate structure of RFE/RL.

Box: 2 Fold: 44 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
August-October 1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: William A. Buell; Ludmilla Thorne, director, Freedom House, New York, to Lodeesen; Metropolitan Theodosius (Theordore Lazor), Archbishop of Washington and Metropolitan of All America and Canada.

Includes reference to RFE/RL policy on Samizdat.



Box: 2 Fold: 45 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (c.1986).

Box: 2 Fold: 46 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
May-October 1987

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Keith Bush re staffing RFE/RL operations.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
March-December 1988

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Jon Lodeesen.

Box: 2 Fold: 48 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
January-October 1989

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, exchanged between the following, including Jon S. Lodeesen: Charles Carlson, director, Nationalities Services; Ken Thompson, director, Corporate Affairs; Walter Alan Levin, program coordinator, National Strategy Information Center, Inc., with attached issue of "Disinformation: Soviet Active Measures and Disinformation Forecast" (Winter 1989, No. 11); William Marsh; Leonard R. Sussman, Freedom House, to Lodeesen; Michael K. Launer to Iain Elliot, associate director, Radio Liberty Division.

Includes reference to RFE/RL policy. Also includes copy of report by Barbara Donovan, "Reform and the Existence of the GDR," and by Douglas Smith, "Waiting for Solzhenitsyn."

Box: 2 Fold: 49 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda (Electronic Mail)
1991

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda, in email format, relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Box: 2 Fold: 50 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
1993

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence/memoranda relating to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (telex/email format).

Box: 2 Fold: 51 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda
undated

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



Box: 2 Fold: 52 RFE/RL Correspondence/Memoranda (in Russian)
undated

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

Box: 2 Fold: 52.1 Report: "RL Broadcasts in Baltic Languages: A Discussion Paper"
1963

DESCRIPTION: Memoranda relating to a report on RFE/RL entitled, "RL Broadcasts in Baltic Languages: A Discussion Paper." Includes an analysis (dated 4/23/1963).

Box: 2 Fold: 53 Report: "Russian Language and Radio Liberty Broadcasts"
May 1968

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "The Russian Language and Radio Liberty Broadcasts." A summary of proceedings of the Russian Linguists' Conference, May 17-18, 1968.

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Report: "Relevance of Radio Liberty in 1969..."
undated, c.1969

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "The Relevance of Radio Liberty in 1969: Soviet Politics and RL Broadcasts Sixteen Years after Stalin's Death." Probably a briefing paper: "...This paper examines the state of the Soviet Union in 1969 and the way in which Radio Liberty is keeping abreast of its mission."

Box: 2 Fold: 55 Report (draft): "Soviet Scientific-Technical Intelligentsia"
1970

DESCRIPTION: Drafts of report (by Jon S. Lodeesen?) on significance of Soviet scientific-technical intelligentsia to role of RFE/RL.

Box: 2 Fold: 56 Report: Congressional Record re RFE/RL
1972

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL in Congressional Record (March 6, 1972), relating to continued role and viability of RFE/RL vis a vis the Eastern bloc.

Box: 2 Fold: 57 Report: "The Right to Know"
1973

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "The Right to Know -- Report of the Presidential Study Commission on International Radio Broadcasting." A study conducted to evaluate role, efficacy, and funding needs of RFE/RL.

Box: 2 Fold: 58 Report: "RL in Profile"
January 1974

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "RL in Profile." A report generated by Radio Liberty Office of the Information Advisor, Munich, Germany. Provides summary overview of Radio Liberty functions, objectives, policy, programming, personnel, and impact on listeners/audience.

Box: 2 Fold: 59 Report: "Suggestions to Improve Management of RFE/RL"
1976

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "Suggestions to Improve Management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty." A report to U.S. Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States. Profiles the Board for International Broadcasting, established in 1973 to oversee Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. The report advocates promoting the economy and efficiency of RFE/RL by making them into a single corporation and relocation to the U.S.

Box: 2 Fold: 60 Report: Congressional Record re RFE/RL
1977

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL in Congressional Record (June 9, 1977), with reference to support of RFE/RL from the Polish American Congress and the Helsinki Agreements.

Box: 2 Fold: 61 Report: "Improvements Made...in Management of RFE/RL"
1981

DESCRIPTION: Report on RFE/RL entitled, "Improvements Made, Some Still Needed in the Management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty." A report to U.S. Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States.

Box: 2 Fold: 62 Report: President's Report to Board of Directors
April & August 1982

DESCRIPTION: Presidents reports to the RFE/RL Board of Directors for April and August 1982. Written by Glenn W. Ferguson, president.

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