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1950s VOA Broadcaster Recalls Making a Difference

Irwin “Sonny” Fox recalls his small role in bridging the political divide between nations. He was on the front lines of the Korea conflict in 1953, working as a correspondent for the Voice of America. The troop contingent from Greece was preparing to celebrate Greek Independence Day, which commemorates the 19th century Greek war of independence against the Turkish Ottoman empire. Fox had an idea for a story. He suggested that the commander of the Greek battalion invite the general staff...

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