Radio Free Europe and the Catholic Church in Poland During the 1950s and 1960s.

  title={Radio Free Europe and the Catholic Church in Poland During the 1950s and 1960s.},
  author={Michał Kasprzak},
  journal={Canadian Slavonic Papers},
  pages={315 - 341}
  • Michał Kasprzak
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Slavonic Papers
Abstract A review of the literature on Radio Free Europe’s role throughout the Cold War reveals its underdeveloped historiography. Yet, how valuable are RFE’s reports and broadcasts as a tool for historical exploration? Drawing on a wealth of materials from Polish programming, this analysis uses the case study of the role of the Catholic Church in Poland throughout the 1950s and the 1960s, to appraise not only the content of RFE reports but also the extent to which they can be used as a… 

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