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United States Information Agency


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    • Agence d'information des Etats-Unis
    • Agencia de Información de los EE. UU.
    • ASV Informācijas dienests
    • Forenede Staters Informationstjeneste
    • Informativna služba Sjedinjenih Američkih Država
    • Informativna služba Sjedinjenih Država Amerike
    • Informat͡siĭne agentstvo SShA
    • Informat͡siĭne ahentstvo SShA
    • Mei-kuo hsin wen tsung shu
    • Servicio Informativo de los EE. UU.
    • Servicio Informativo y Cultural de los Estados Unidos
    • Servicio Informativo y Cultural de los Estados Unidos de América
    • U.S.I.A.
    • USIA
    • U.S. Information Agency
    • United States. United States Information Agency
    • US Information Agency
    • Wakālat al-Iʻlām al-Amrīkīyah
    • Yhdysvaltain tiedotustoimisto
    • Agência de Informação dos Estados Unidos
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • United States. Information Agency
    • Sources

      • found: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Establishing United States Information Agency, 1953.
      • found: Semi-annual report of the Secretary of State to Congress ... Jan./June 1953:t.p. (International Information and Educational Exchange Program) p. 3 (The eleventh report... on the International Information and Educational Exchange Program is the last report; On Aug. 1, 1953, reorganization became effective. This plan consolidated the foreign information activities of the U.S. Government into one program administed by a new independent ageny--the United States Information Agency. The exchange-of-persons program... remains in the Dept. of State)
      • found: U.S. govt. man. 1983-84(United States Information Agency; estab. 8/1/53. Name changed to International Communication Agency 4/1/78. Name changed back to United States Information Agency 8/24/82)
      • found: La Figura heroica, 1984:t.p. (Servicio Informativo y Cultural de los Estados Unidos) p. 4 of cover (Servicio Informativo y Cultural de los Estados Unidos de América)
      • found: Phone call to USIA, 6-19-86(United States Information Agency is the name of the Agency as a whole; United States Information Service is the name usually applied to individual offices of the USIA; USIS used to be the name of the entire Agency, but was changed in 1948; in Spanish-speaking countries the individual offices are called Servicio Informativo y Cultural de los Estados Unidos; the word Cultural does not appear in the English form of the name)
      • found: Harter, J.J. Le vocabulaire des échanges commerciaux, between 1983 and 1986:t.p. verso (Agence d'information des Etats-Unis)
      • found: Liu Mei hsü chih, 1987 (1990 printing):t.p. (Mei-kuo hsin wen tsung shu) t.p. verso (USIA)
      • found: Report of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee to the President and the Congress, 1989?:t.p. verso (U.S. Information Agency)
      • found: American libraries (Online), Oct. 4, 1999(agency abolished and functions transferred to Dept. of State, Oct. 1, 1999)
      • found: 112 Stat. 2681-776 etc. (P.L. 105-277) (1998; slip law):sec. 1311 (The United States Information Agency (other than the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the International Broadcasting Bureau) is abolished) sec. 1322 (a) (1) (The Broadcasting Board of Governors shall continue to exist)
      • found: Carroll's fed. dir., July/Aug. 1999(United States Information Agency; on Oct. 21, 1998, the Senate voted to abolish this agency; some of its operations will be merged into the Dept. of State; [subord. unit] Broadcasting Board of Governors, chairman; International Broadcasting Bureau, director)
      • found: Carroll's fed. dir., Nov./Dec. 1999(Broadcasting Board of Governors, chairman; in Oct. of this year Broadcasting Board of Governors & its International Broadcasting Bureau became a separate independent agency)
      • found: Reorganization plan and report (revised March 1999), submitted pursuant to Section 1601 of the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998, as contained in Public Law 105-277; posted Apr. 14, 1999; accessed via State Dept. web site, 4/4/2000(Section 2, transfer of functions; (e) Broadcasting Board of Governors; effective Oct. 1, 1999, functions of the United States Information Agency related to int'l broadcasting shall be transferred to the Broadcasting Board of Governors)
      • found: Integrat͡sii͡a Ukraïny u svitove spivtovarystvo, 1999:t.p. (Informat͡siĭne agentstvo SShA (USIA))
      • found: Amerikas vēsture, 1993?:t.p. (ASV Informācijas dienests)
      • found: A atuação política da Agência de Informação dos Estados Unidos no Brasil (1953-1964), 2015:title page (Agência de Informação dos Estados Unidos)
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      • [Unused subdivisions: Bibliographic Division; Coordinator of Psychological Intelligence]
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-09-08: new
      • 2017-10-14: revised
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