The Messenger is the Message

Friday, October 07, 2005


On her recent trip to the Middle East, State Department Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy Karen Hughes was angling for positive press coverage there. But her reviews on this side of the pond were mixed, at best. One critic suggested Hughes take a lesson from Vladimir Posner, the former Soviet spokesman who was a frequent guest on American TV in the 1980's. Brooke speaks with Posner about his views on public diplomacy and propaganda, 20 years later.

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