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Mark Pomar Interviewed by Radio Liberty about His Forthcoming Book “Cold War Radio”
July 6, 2022

Mark Pomar (Russian Institute ’76; Ph.D. Slavic Languages ’78) was interviewed on Radio Liberty about his forthcoming book Cold War Radio: The Russian Broadcasts of the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (University of Nebraska Press, Oct. 2022). The interview, conducted in Russian, discusses the two radio stations from their conception and development and the impact that broadcasting had on U.S.-Soviet relations. Pomar served in senior positions at VOA and RFE/RL from 1982 to 1993, during which time the Reagan and Bush administrations made VOA and RFE/RL an important part of their foreign policy.