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  • Willis Conover with jazz great Louis Armstrong.
  • VOA's earliest broadcasts were in German (Robert Bauer, 1942)
  • John Houseman, VOA's first Director: 1942-1944
  • Edward R. Murrow, Director of VOA's parent agency, the U.S. Information Agency. 1961-1964
  • Historical Images and Personalities
  • VOA's "modern" master control console, circa 1953
  • Reporters covered the conflict in Korea (1950)
  • Our reporters have traveled wherever necessary to get the story.
  • The early days in the VOA newsroom

Historical Images and Personalities

Published 12.10.2010

VOA's early work and facilities, in the studio and in the field.