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  • Title: Czech Service records
    Date (inclusive): 1993-2002
    Collection Number: 2000C120
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English and Czech
    Physical Description: 214 manuscript boxes, 44 audio boxes (119.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: American radio broadcasting organization operating Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. The Czech Service Records include scripts, special programs, and thumbnail sketches (with schedules), and sound recordings. Target regions include Czech Republic.
    Creator: RFE/RL.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Czech Service records, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Processing Information

    From 2018-2020 Archivist Tanya Yule added incremental materials to the collection (boxes 14827-14831), converted the container list from a PDF to EAD, and renumbered the collection. The audio container list was added to the collection in 2022.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes scripts, special programs, and thumbnail sketches (with schedules), and sound recordings. The Czechoslovak Broadcasting Department split into the Czech and Slovak services in 1993. Target regions include Czech Republic.

    Related Materials

    See Czechoslovak Broadcasting Department Records for recordings prior to 1993. Languages See also Multiple Language Services Sound Recordings for recordings from 1995-2002.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Czech Republic -- Politics and government -- 1993-
    Radio broadcasting
    Czech Republic
    Radio Free Europe