CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson published an article in the Hoover Digest entitled Today's Liberation Technologies. In the article, the former Radio Free Europe director points out that despite changes in technology, 'free people need free information' today just as they did during the Cold War.
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A. Ross Johnson is a Wilson Center senior scholar, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, adviser to the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Archive Project at Hoover, and senior adviser to the president of RFE/RL. Johnson was a senior executive of RFE/RL from 1988 to 2002, serving as director of Radio Free Europe, director of the RFE/RL Research Institute, and acting president and counselor of RFE/RL. He was a senior staff member of the RAND Corporation from 1969 to 1988, where he specialized in East European and Soviet security issues. He was a visiting RAND research fellow at the Foundation for Science and Politics, Germany, in 1983–85. In recognition of his contribution in preserving the archives of the RFE/RL Polish service, Johnson received the Laurel Award from the prime minister of Poland in 2001 and a citation for Meritorious Service to Polish Culture from the Polish minister of culture in 1996.