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-Approved For Releasd 2000TOBI 7 : CIA-RDP78-01634R000300030049-3 Attachment No, 1 One f the most potent po tical weapons in Central and Eastern Europe is the us a of the politic satire technique. This technique is particular well developed n Austria, It should also be kept in mind that German d the Austri use of German in parti~Eular is the secondary language in iron cotta' countries neighboring Austria. Austrian tel vision shortwave broads ing s financial straight ck CIA and USIA represe Recommnded actio of assistance to the political satire pr fared from a lack of funds. The Austrian stem is in need of increased power and is in a t. This was discussed last year in Vienna by ivies. *State Department Declassification/Release Instructions on File* USIA. and State discuss.. the possibility ian Broadcasting System with..,a view to encourage Approved For Release 2000/08/27 : CIA-RDP78-01634R000300030049-3 . . Approved For Release 2000/08/27 : CIA-RDP78-01634R000300030049-3 Attachment No. Sender rre Berlin TO/is in need of more power and program assistance. programming discussed in Attachment 1 would be The political sat typ equally useful in t)kis It was understood representative is req meeting of the pro recommended that S Attachment 1. at CIA would consider this project and its ed to inform the Coyrmiittee at the November 1 hievedo' Should no progress be reported it is and USIA take similar action as proposed in SECRET Approved For Release 2000/08/27 : CIA-RDP78-01634R000300030049-3