late 40s CIA begins recruiting American news
organizations and journalists to become spies and
The effort is headed by
Allen Welsh Dulles,
Richard Helms and
Graham is publisher of the
Washington Post, a major CIA player.
Eventually, the CIA's media
assets will include elements within ABC, NBC, CBS, Time, Newsweek, Associated Press,
United Press International, Reuters, Hearst Newspapers,
Scripps-Howard, Copley News Service and more.
CIA's own admission, at least 25 organizations and 400 journalists will become
1949 CIA creates its first major
propaganda outlet, Radio Free Europe.
Over the next several
decades, its broadcasts are so blatantly false that it is considered illegal to
publish transcripts of them in the US.
2, 2012 use of propaganda legalized for
early 1950's Radio Free
Europe and Radio Liberty are organized by the Central Intelligence
Agency as outlets of propaganda.
The intent of Radio
Free Europe is to broadcast into the
Soviet Union and
Eastern Europe to
"keep hope alive among
friends"; "confuse, divide and
undermine enemies"; and "encourage uprisings
Bing Crosby, Henry Fonda,
Ronald Reagan, Rock
Hudson, and Barbara Stanwyck all made propaganda films or radio
"I was sitting on a stool at the bar of the luxurious
Grand Hotel waiting for an appointment when the man sat down on the stool next
from pictures in the press announcing his presence in Rome.
said hello, and we chatted bar talk until the chat turned into a short
interview, which I subsequently published in the European press.
asked him point-blank about the mysterious Stay-Behind Army.
surprise Colby almost boasted about the covert action branches built throughout
Western Europe known as 'Stay-Behind Nets', in Italy as Gladio, headquartered
In that post-war period Colby was a young intelligence officer
assigned to the CIA station in the US Rome Embassy.
network was clandestine ready to be called into action for sabotage when the
Colby claimed in 1951 the chief of the CIA in West Europe
sent him to help build the Stay-Behind network.
'Our aim was the
creation of an Italian nationalism capable of halting the slide to the left,'
he said." - Gaither Stewart
war disinformation arm of the CIA is centered in the "Mighty Wurlitzer"
propaganda offices of Wall Street veteran Frank Wisner.
has thousands of employees adept at planting press and radio stories, engaging
with labor unions, applying economic pressure, offering direct monetary
payments while waging political and cultural warfare.
captured OSS filmmaker John Ford and studio bosses Cecil B. DeMille (Paramount
Pictures) and Darryl Zanuck (Twentieth Century-Fox).
Howard Hughes, the
boss of RKO Pictures, jumped on the transport plane "exacerbated by his desire
to have Hughes Aircraft profit from the Korean and any future anti-Soviet
A main concern of the CIA was
the portrayal of
race-relations in Talmudwood movies.
was argued that the left was using this issue to undermine the idea that
America was a democracy
based on equal rights.
Charles Douglas Jackson sent to
the producers of films called for scenes showing Blacks mixing on equal terms
J. Edgar Hoover, fearful of growing CIA power, gave Joseph
McCarthy details of an affair that Frank Wisner had with Princess
Caradja of Romania.
Joseph McCarthy began claiming senior CIA members
were security risks.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation added to the
smear by announcing it was unwilling to give Meyer "security clearance", yet
presented no evidence.
Pearson, Joe Alsop, Jack
Anderson, Walter Lippmann
and Edward Murrow all went into attack
mode and Joseph Raymond McCarthy was
permanently damaged by the press coverage orchestrated by Frank
Cohn, a DoJ prosecutor at the espionage trial of Julius and Ethel
Rosenberg, was Senator McCarthy's chief counsel in investigations of suspected
communists, a top political fixer, and Donald Trump's mentor and personal
After leaving McCarthy, Cohn had a 30-year career as an attorney
in New York City.
His clients included
Donald Trump; New York
Yankees baseball club and New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner; Aristotle
Onassis; Mafia figures Tony Salerno, Carmine Galante, and John Gotti; Studio 54
owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager; the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New
York, and Texas financier and philanthropist Shearn Moody, Jr.
Secret life of J Edgar Hoover
April 1967 "CIA send an official memorandum dispatch to agency
chiefs and stations.
This memo described a strategy for discrediting
critics of the Warren Report, the official account for the assassination
of President Kennedy released in 1964.
At the time of the memo, polls
showed that 46% of Americans did not think that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone,
in contradiction to the official finding.
To counter such criticisms,
the memo proposed labeling critics as "conspiracy theorists" and proposed that
the CIA's "propaganda assets" in media begin to use the slur and other, related
techniques to marginalize
The memo instructed media assets to discredit those
questioning government reports by saying the critics should be depicted as
"wedded to theories adopted before the evidence was in, hasty or inaccurate in
their research, or infatuated with their own theories."
laid out by the memo was adopted by many in the American media." - Kevin
March 1967 Ramparts publishes NSA and the
CIA by Sol Stern.
NSA and the CIA reports CIA funding of the
National Student Association; exposed the whole system of anti-Communist
front organizations in Europe,
South America while naming
Cord Meyer as a key figure in this campaign.
This article notes the
funding of the literary journal Encounter, Stephen Spender and Irving
The Ramparts Affair
Select Committee to Study Governmental
Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities:
currently maintains a network of several hundred foreign individuals around the
world who provide intelligence for the CIA and at times attempt to influence
opinion through the use of covert propaganda.
These individuals provide
the CIA with direct access to a large number of newspapers and periodicals,
scores of press services and news
agencies, radio and television stations,
commercial book publishers,
and other foreign media outlets."
Frank Church argued that the cost of
misinforming the world cost American taxpayers an estimated $265 million a
New York Times
investigative series states the Central Intelligence Agency owned or subsidized
more than 50 newspapers, news
stations, periodicals and other communications facilities.
agents infiltrated a dozen foreign news organizations, and at least 22 American
news organizations employ agents as
dozen US publishing houses print more than 1,000 books produced or subsidized
by the CIA.
Copely News Service worked closely with the intelligence
services - in fact, 23 employees were full-time employees of the
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