NBC: Kremlin Megaphone

Burnham, James
March 1977
National Review;3/4/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p257
This article presents information on an agreement signed by National Broadcasting Co. Inc.(NBC) regarding the broadcast of the 1980 Olympics in the Soviet Union in spite of its boycott by pro-Western countries. It is stated that the Soviets will use the event to promote its propaganda. Already preliminary directives have been issued not only on the obvious logistics but on such correlated projects as sightseeing tours for the tens of thousands of visitors. According to the author, the NBC's agreement to pay for the rights to broadcast the event was criticized.


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