Congress for Cultural Freedom
(3,436 words)

Transatlantic anticommunist intelligence organization during the peak of the Cold War. The Congress for Cultural Freedom (CCF), which existed from 1950 through 1967, aimed at countering postwar Soviet propaganda, exposing communism as totalitarianism, and promulgating pro-American liberal-democratic consensus in the West. Most of it…

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Hacohen, Malachi H., “Congress for Cultural Freedom”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0153>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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