Melissa Feinberg
Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Melissa Feinberg is associate professor of history at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Her latest book is Curtain of Lies: The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe (2017).

Written by Melissa Feinberg

A Czech soldier and civilians tune in. Prague, 1968. Photo by Mondadori/Getty

Essay/
History
The other side of the curtain

During the Cold War, US propagandists worked to provide a counterweight to Communist media, but truth eluded them all

Melissa Feinberg