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Series 4, Subseries 2: Radio and Television Broadcasts, 1941-1988, contains correspondence and scripts of Freedom House's broadcasts from 1942 through 1988. The content of the broadcasts corresponds with the major issues of the day such as fascism, communism and civil rights. Major programs include Our Secret Weapon with Rex Stout as the "lie detective" debunking Axis propaganda; Freedom House Forum; and Pride and Prejudice, a forum for representatives of different races and religions to discuss issues of prejudice. Many of these successful radio broadcasts became television programs in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Series 4, Subseries 3: Conferences and In-Service, 1942-1994, houses transcripts, correspondence, memoranda, agendas, and papers which detail various conferences, round-tables and in-service programs sponsored by Freedom House. Conference topics ranged from "Problem Areas Affecting Freedom" to "Youth Rebellion." Among the larger conferences are the Asian Policy Conference held in Tuxedo, New York, the Conference on U.S.-Soviet Relations, and Freedom House's In-Service course for New York teachers, which ran from 1965-1972.
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Series 5: Awards and Celebrations, 1942-1993, mainly contains correspondence, clippings, speeches, programs, invitations, and other information regarding the annual Freedom Award ceremonies. The award was created in 1943 to honor outstanding contributions to the cause of human liberty. It was presented continuously from 1943 until 1977. Honorees included Sumner Welles, George C. Marshall, Matthew B. Ridgway, U.N. Soldiers in Korea, and the Arkansas Gazette. The tradition was revived in 1991 with awards presented to the Dalai Lama and Vaclav Havel. It should be noted that letters from award recipients pre-dating 1967 were replaced with photocopies in these files. However, the originals can be found in the George Field Files (MC#048).