Bibliography Public Diplomacy, Cultural/Educational Exchanges, International Broadcasting

The below bibliography is of the works of Hans “Tom” Tuch. Tom is a retired Career Minister in the U.S. Foreign Service, served in public diplomacy positions in Germany, the Soviet Union, and Brazil. He was Deputy Chief of Mission and charge in Bulgaria and Brazil. In Washington, he served as Deputy and Area Director for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in USIA, and as Deputy and Acting Director of the Voice of America. Published here with permission.


"Atoms at Your Service" with Henry A. Dunlap New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957.

"Arthur Burns and the Successor Generation" Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1988.

"Communicating with the World: U.S. Public Diplomacy Overseas" New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990; Second Printing 1993.

"Arias, Cabalettas, and Foreign Affairs: A Public Diplomat’s Quasi-Musical Memoir" Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing, 2008.


"American Cultural Policy Toward Germany" in "The United States and Germany in the Era of the Cold War, 1968-1990" Volume 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004


"Public Diplomacy: What It Is And How It Works" Murrow Reports, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1985


"Public Diplomacy in the U.S. Government" Foreign Service Journal, September 1976

"VOA and NPR: An Opportunity for Americans to Learn about Foreign Societies", Foreign Service Journal, November 1981

"Public Diplomacy as Art" Foreign Service Journal, July/August 1985

"Improving Public Diplomacy: Setting More Modest Goals for USIA" Foreign Service Journal, May 1990

"Why Americans Don’t Appreciate Public Diplomacy" Foreign Service Journal, January, 1991

"The Case Against Radio Free China" Foreign Service Journal, July 1992

"Time to End Government Broadcasting? Of Course Not" Foreign Service Journal, May 1993

"Spreading the Word: USIA Celebrates 40th Year of Telling the World America’s Story" Foreign Service Journal, June 1994

"Let’s Rescue Public Diplomacy" Foreign Service Journal, June 1995

"Youth: The Problem and the Solution" The Atlantic Community Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Winter 1985-86)

"Intercultural Communication in an Interdependent World" People to People International, 1991

"International Youth Exchanges: A Private-Public Partnership" Council on Standards for International Educational Travel, 2000-2001 Advisory List

"Terrorism and Security: The Challenge for Public Diplomacy" A Report of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 1985

"How Public Diplomacy Worked in Practice" American, Dec. 2009


"Proper Federal Funding for Youth Exchanges" The New York Times, 10/18/1986

"A ‘Nonperson’ Named Boris Pasternak" The New York Times, 3/14/1987

"Roy Cohn’s Descent on the Libraries of Europe" The New York Times, 8/17/1986

"Don’t leave behind public diplomacy in foreign affairs" Chicago Tribune 5/16/1997


The Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training:

Interview # 1, January 19, 1988

Interview # 2, February 24, 1988

Interview # 3 August 4, 1989