More Radio Free Europe history.

Posted: 02 Oct 2006   Print   Send a link
"The newly uncovered recording features the (1954) trial of Josef Pazout, a farmer from Bystrice, west Bohemia, whom the communist court sentenced to nine months in prison for allegedly failing to hand over a leaflet distributed by the Radio Free Europe (RFE) to the Czechoslovak police." CTK, 26 September 2006. The leaflet may have been distributed through one of RFE's early projects to send balloons into communist eastern Europe.