United States Information Agency Audio Recordings Collection
Sound recording of a United States Information Agency (USIA) symposium on August 20, 1963, called “The Problems of Communication,” with participants from United States Information Service (USIS) stations in Finland, Iran, India, Argentina, England, Italy, Korea, Pakistan, Japan, and Thailand. An unidentified speaker makes opening remarks and asks each participant to discuss obstacles that the USIA faces when trying to “establish lines of communication between the American people and other peoples.” Director of the USIA Edward R. Murrow joins the group with the conference in progress. He makes brief remarks and participates during part of the conference. This is reel 1 of 4 audio tape reels. The recording continues on reel 2. Accession MR-1972-096-016-r01.