Inventory of the Arnaud de Borchgrave Speech

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Arnaud de Borchgrave speech
Date (inclusive): undated
Collection Number: 84073
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 phonotape cassette (0.1 linear feet)
Abstract: Relates to Soviet propaganda and disinformation.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: De Borchgrave, Arnaud.


Collection is open for research. Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arnaud de Borchgrave speech, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.


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Biographical/Historical Note

American journalist.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to Soviet propaganda and disinformation.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Propaganda, Russian.

Cassette cabinet

Sound recording of an Arnaud De Borchgrave speech about disinformation undated

Scope and Contents note

Giving a speech to an unidentified audience, journalist Arnaud De Borchgrave makes an argument claiming that disinformation originating from North Vietnam played a "major role" in the U.S. defeat in Vietnam. A combination of propaganda, disinformation, and irresponsible journalism influenced Congress and shaped foreign policy decisions. After the 30-minute speech there is a brief discussion session.

Access note

Use copy reference number: 84073_a_0003724