Historically, information warfare was identified as critical to national security, and USIA
was required to erode support for the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
had strict rules preventing it from operating domestically.
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One finds similar trends looking at other public opinion surveys organized by the USIA
in Brazil in the early 1960s.
He pushed through an amendment barring the USIA
from making its content available to American audiences without congressional approval, granted on a case-by-case basis.
In 1998, Congress transferred public diplomacy authorities from USIA
to the State Department.
Cull makes a persuasive case that the role of the USIA
and of public diplomacy more generally in American policy during the Cold War has been badly underestimated by historians and, indeed, woefully neglected.
With the war over, USIA
needed to find other markets than the munitions industry.
Information Agency (USIA
), "Did our Exhibition jive with basic Russian impulses?
Yoichi Okamoto, chosen by Johnson as his personal photographer, also worked for USIA
. Both of these gentlemen were stars and under normal circumstances they would have been treated as such.