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United States. Office of the US High Commissioner for Germany. Information Services Division / RIAS, Berlin
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Background on RIAS,   pp. 2-5 PDF (1.5 MB)


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Indications of effectiveness in the Soviet Zone of Germany and.
in other Iron Curtain areas alae found in reports from Anti-Conmniat.t
organizations; from-listener mail occasionally coming through Conist
censors or carried to mail boxes in Western Berlin; from a steadzjrst,&
of visitors'to the station,-from-refugees; and from present jamming of
RIAS coupled with the bitter denunciation, of the station by the ComW-
munists.
It is estimated by those who have close contact with the Soviet:
Zone that within 24 hours of the time RIAS broadcasts an important item
it, has -been either heard -by or passed bn to the great majority of the'
people of-the Soviet Zone.
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