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Letter from Mrs. James F. Connors Regarding the Voice of America Broadcast on the Katyn Forest Massacre and Related Documents

Date:
1950-12-12T00:00:00
Description:
[stationary stapled on on another piece of paper] [handwritten on other paper] VJ [crossed out] MCS [crossed out] DCR [crossed out] [handwritten initials] [printed on right side of other piece of paper] 648.6126 / 11 - 1250 CS / M [handwritten on right side of other piece of paper] 648.6126 / 11-1250 [stamped on bottom of other piece of paper] DC/R Anal [handwritten] 20 Rev ________ Cat [handwritten initials in red pencil] [stationary] [handwritten in pencil] XR 511.004 WKS [handwritten in blue ink] Holyoke Mass. September 12, 1950 Honorable Dean J. Ackererson Department of Secretary of State Washington, D.C. [handwritten in blue ink, different hand] draft 2/9/51 GBR Jill [handwritten in pencil on side, in another hand] Kathyn? [black stamp along side] [illegible] [black stamp] 1450 NOV 21 PM 1 $8 [black stamp] DEPARTMENT OF STATE [handwritten in blue ink] Dear Sir, After listening to Nu Juliers Cptians talk in "The Truth about Kathin, I feel this a fair question to ask why this truth has been suppressed. Why cannot the Polish people and the world be told this truth about tens of thousands of Polish officiers murdered by Russians? And what is behind this "Voice of America" not using or allowing others to use this news broadcast to the world? Just what does the Voice of America mean if not the truth? There never was any good in appeasing Russia and this looks suspiciously like appeasement. Sincerely, Mrs. James F. Connors 397 Appleton ST Holyoke, Mass. [purple stamp] FILED [purple stamp] FEB 27 1951 [black stamp] X 019302, [handwritten in red pencil] VJ [crossed out in gray pencil] IBD/NY - Mr. Edwin Kretzmann [handwritten in green pencil] OK [initials] PVI - Miss Grace B. Ruckh for action. [circled in pencil] [green pencil arrow pointed at above] [blue stamp] OFFICE OF [blue stamp] ASSISTANT SECRETARY [blue stamp] MAR 28 3 20 PM '51 [blue stamp] FOR [blue stamp] PUBLIC AFFAIRS [blue stamp] DEPARTM...
Subject:
Katyn Massacre, Katyn, Russia, 1940
Partner:
National Archives and Records Administration
Part of:
[648.6126/8-2950 - 648.6126/2-2952], Central Decimal Files, General Records of the Department of State
Source:
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6850483
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