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V-discs were a separate operation from the Voice of America. Here is a brief history:


https://www.insidevoa.com/a/3794247.html


Maristella Feustle


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Subject: [EXT] [ARSCLIST] Department of State. Office of International Information. International Broadcasting Division sound recordings

    I forgot one thing. The Voice of America was one of the programs
produced by the U.S. government and these recordings (large discs; known
as V-discs) were distributed to Europe.
    The Voice of America Museum can be contacted here:
https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.voamuseum.org%2F%3FAspxAutoDetectCookieSupport%3D1&amp;data=02%7C01%7CMaristella.Feustle%40UNT.EDU%7Cd0f4d859b81348a55fb408d6da4f47ff%7C70de199207c6480fa318a1afcba03983%7C0%7C0%7C636936431384737302&amp;sdata=rel%2BtsC3g9IxwSY9woX3yu9muCMT1WL%2B%2BOlo0jIcpnU%3D&amp;reserved=0
     The Smithsonian Institute has a collection of v-discs and others
likely from government sources. Searching for them, by me, was not very
successful:
https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.si.edu%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7CMaristella.Feustle%40UNT.EDU%7Cd0f4d859b81348a55fb408d6da4f47ff%7C70de199207c6480fa318a1afcba03983%7C0%7C0%7C636936431384737302&amp;sdata=Dy4Gllj1x2QQemtnx55aD5cSHIMoPVDklamAfXt2vb0%3D&amp;reserved=0

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