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ALLOCATIONS RECEIVED FROM OTHER ACCOUNTS Note.--Obligations incurred under allocations from other accounts are shown in the schedules of the parent appropriations, as follows: State: Educational fund, interest payments to the Government of India." "Educational exchange fund payments by Finland, World War I debt." Defense--Civil, “Administration," Ryukyu Islands.

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SALARIES AND EXPENSES (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM)

For purchase of foreign currencies which the Treasury Department determines to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States, for necessary expenses of the United States Information Agency, as authorized by law, ($8,500,000] $11,950,000, to remain available until expended. (Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

Notc.--Estimates for 1964 exclude $126 thousand for activities transferred to U.S. Information Agency, salaries and expenses. The amounts obligated in 1962 and 1963 are shown in the schedules as comparative transfers.

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

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SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS For expenses necessary to carry out the functions of the United States Information Agency under section 102(a)(3) of the “Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961" (75 Stat. 527), [$7,600,000] $7,230,000, to remain available_until expended: Provided, That not to exceed a total of ($10,550] $ 21,900 may be expended for representation[: Provided further, That the unexpended balance of funds heretofore appropriated under the heading "Special International Program” for expenses of trade fair participation, labor and trade missions, and United States Information Agency special exhibits, shall be merged with funds appropriated hereunder and accounted for as one fund). (Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

Estimates for 1964 exclude $1 million for activities transferred to "Salaries and expenses, international activities. Department of Commerce and $2,570 thousand transferred to "Mutual educational and cultural exchange activities." Department of State; and include $100 thousand for activities transferred from "Salaries and expenses," U.S. Information Agency. The amounts obligated in 1962 and 1963 are shown in the schedules as comparative transfers.

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Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

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11 Personnel compensation:

Permanent positions-
Positions other than permanent.
Other personnel compensation.

Total personnel compensation. 12 Personnel benefits... 21 Travel and transportation of persons. 22 Transportation of things. 23 Rent, communications, and utilities. 24 Printing and reproduction..-

1,769

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215 1,046 1,204

157 385

230 1,094 1,294

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245 1,117 1,399

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The purpose of this program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other lands through suitable U.S. exhibitions in international fairs and other demonstrations of American economic, social, industrial, scientific, and cultural attainments.

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21. Travel and transportation of persons.
22 Transportation of things...
23 Rent, communications, and utilities.
24 Printing and reproduction
25 Other services.
26 Supplies and materials.

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78 101 147

3 220 193

These funds which will remain available until expended, will provide for

1. Acquisition and construction of facilities.—The 1963 program completes the transmitting plant at Greenville, N.C. and the transportable relay station. It also covers

substantial completion of the Liberia relay station, and 7

provides financing for the Rhodes relay station, the expan15 sion of a leased facility in the United Kingdom, moderni166 zation of existing domestic transmitting facilities, and 12

Project Teak, a medium-wave megawatt relay station in
200

Southeast Asia. The 1963 supplemental appropriation
proposed below will provide partial funding of Project
Bamboo, a Far East shortwave transmitting facility.

Funds are requested in 1964 to: (a) complete Projects
6 Teak and Bamboo; (b) continue the modernization of

existing domestic facilities; (c) construct a new facility in 84

the eastern Mediterranean area to improve radio cover125 age of the Balkans, the U.S.S.R., and south Asia; and 45 (d) provide for new regional program centers at Monrovia,

Liberia and on the Island of Rhodes. 300

2. Maintenance and improvement of existing facilities.-
500 Recurring maintenance and improvement of existing

facilities will require an increase over the level planned for
1963.

3. Research and development.--Provision is made for a
program of continuing research in engineering develop-
ment, equipment design, and radio propagation techniques
with special emphasis on problems applying to the Voice
of America.

15 93 119

1 362 107

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UNITED STATES INFORMATION

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ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF Radio FACILITIES For an additional amount for the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio transmission and reception, purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio transmission and reception, without regard to the provisions of the Act of June 30, 1932 (40' U.S.C. 278a), and acquisition of land and interests in land by purchase, lease, rental, or otherwise, [$8,750,000] $46,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for acquisition of land outside the continental United States without regard to section 355 of the Revised Statutes (40 U.S.C. 255), and title to any land so acquired shall be approved by the Director of the United States Information Agency,

[For an additional amount for “Acquisition and construction of radio facilities”, $1,600,000, to remain available until expended.] (Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act

, 1963; Foreign Aid and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

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ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF Radio FACILITIES–Con.

5,493 5,110 7,247 Under proposed legislation, 1963.-A supplemental esti- Obligations (from program and financing)

Increase (-) or decrease in gross unpaid oblimate to provide the initial financing for the construction

gations...

1,354 302 -2,599 of Project Bamboo, a shortwave radio facility in the Far Adjustment for recovery of prior year obligaEast area, is anticipated.

gations (-)--

--926 -652 - 497 Gross expenditures....

5,921 4,761

4,151 Public enterprise funds:

Revenues and other receipts (from program and
financing)---

4,539 1,819

1,721 INFORMATIONAL MEDIA GUARANTEE FUND

Budget expenditures.

1,383 2,942 For the "Informational media guarantee fund”, for partial restora

2, 430 tion of realized impairment to the capital used in carrying on the authority to make informational media guarantees, as provided in section 1011 of the United States Information and Educational This program enables important foreign countries, Exchange Act of 1948, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1442), ($1,000,000) $5,000,000. (Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the

which have a shortage of U.S. dollar exchange, to import Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

books, periodicals, films, and other U.S. informational

media through regular commercial channels (22 U.S.C. Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

1442). Under the program, foreign importers make payments to American exporters in foreign currency. The

exporters then exchange their foreign currency for U.S. actual estimate

dollars through application to the U.S. Information Program by activities:

Agency, in accordance with the terms of each exporter's Operating costs, funded:

informational media guarantee contract. 1. Purchase of foreign currency-

5,310 4,190 3,491

Program.-In 1964 the program will be extended to new 2. Interest on Treasury notes: Payment of current interest..

619 660 572

countries in the Near East, Latin America, and the Far

East where U.S. informational materials are extremely
Total operating costs, funded.

5,929 4,850 4,063 Change in selected resources

-1,361 - 391

scarce. Program levels in most currently active countries

2,687 Adjustment in selected resources (guarantees

will also be increased. outstanding).

926 652 497 Financing.—The 1964 appropriation request provides Total obligations..

5,493 5,110 7,247

$4.4 million for repayment of Treasury notes and $572

thousand for the payment of interest to the Treasury. Financing: New obligational authority (appropriation)..

This will make possible the issuance of $6.7 million in 1,500 1,000 5,000

guarantee contracts, an increase of $2.2 million over the Revenues and other receipts:

1963 level, and will reduce impairment to the fund by Dollar proceeds from sale of foreign currency purchased..

4,258 1,582 1,620

$4.3 million, leaving an estimated total unrestored imDollar proceeds from interest on foreign

pairment of $13.9 million on June 30, 1964. Of the total currency bank deposits.

207 169 Guarantee fees.

borrowing authority of $28 million, $19.3 million in unpaid
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67 101

notes will be outstanding on June 30, 1964; this represents Total revenues and other receipts.--- 4,539 1,819

1,721 a net reduction of $2.6 million from the estimated amount Unobligated balance brought forward (au

outstanding on June 30, 1963. thorization to expend from public debt receipts)-

324 1.794 155

Revenue, Expense, and Retained Earnings (in thousands of dollars)
Recovery of prior year obligations..

926
652

497 Unobligated balance carried forward (au

1962 thorization to expend from public debt

estimate estimate receipts) (-)--

-1,794 -155 -126

Revenue: Financing applied to program. 5,493 5,110 7,247 Guarantee fees collected.

74 67

101

Interest on foreign currency bank deposits: 1 Balances of selected resources are identified on the statement of financial condition.

Realized

207 169 Change in unrealized revenue.

-336 --169 Summary of Sources and Application of Funds (in thousand of dollars)

--55 67 101
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Realized:

Cost of foreign currency sold.. Program obligations (by activity):

Proceeds from sale of foreign currency..

5,725 2,031 1,896 Issuance of guarantees:

-4.258 -1.582 -1.620 Far East.

1,873 1,700 2,225 Africa. 100 200

1,468 449 276 Near East and South Asia..

Interest on borrowings from Treasury----1,033 950 1,650

619 660 572 Latin America...

600

Subtotal, realized losses.. Europe.--1,969 1,700 2.000 Change in allowance for unrealized loss on

2,086

848

1,109 Total issuance of guarantees...

4.875

currencies to be retained for sale. 4,450 6.675

-139 524 507 Interest on Treasury notes...

619
660 572

1.948 1,633

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Total deficit (-), end of

year.. Total Government equity.-

1,475

143

1,788

198

1,947

216

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