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UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY_Con. program centers at Monrovia, Liberia, and the Isle of

Rhodes is planned. The service will continue to supply General and special funds-Continued

the oversea missions with recorded radio programs and SALARIES AND EXPENSES-Continued

scripts and with radio supplies and equipment.

(e) Television service acquires and produces television 1. Oversea missions.--The program is conducted programs for placement on outlets overseas. Significant tbrough 250 posts in 105 countries. The overseas missions increases in programing are planned, especially for Latin prepare materials using local facilities and utilize mate- | America. The service also provides assistance to the rials specially provided by the media services in Washing- oversea missions in the production and use of television ton for specific country needs. The following table sum

programs, marizes total mission programs, including direct Washing 3. Research and reference service acquires and prepares ton support, financed from this and the special foreign reports for use by domestic and oversea establishments currency program appropriation (in thousands of dollars): in formulating and implementing Agency policies and 1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate

programs. Far East..

11,672 13,129 15,099 4. Cooperative programs with private organizations.Africa...

6,293 7,625 10,493 The Agency encourages and coordinates the efforts of Near East and South Asia.

14,853 16,173 17,724 private organizations in building an information exchange Latin America...

10,525 12,205 17,741 West Europe.

9,526 8,829

8,944

program between the people of the United States and the Special European programs.

3,794 4,211 4,515 peoples of foreign countries. Soviet and East European programs. 927

886
1,273

6. Administration and staff support includes physical Worldwide missions...

6,078 6,575 7,098

and personnel security functions, legal counsel, central Total, mission costs... 63,668 69,633 82,887

administrative services, and emergency planning.

7. Administrative support.-Administrative services for In 1964, mission activities will be aimed at broader the Agency's oversea operations, and certain special supaudiences.' Special emphasis on increased and improved port services at headquarters, are obtained through reimtelevision and radio programing and book and motion bursable arrangements with the Department of State. picture output will be directed toward the Far East, Latin A supplemental appropriation for 1963 is anticipated for America, and Africa. Eight new branch posts will be separate transmittal. opened in the latter two areas. 2. Media services.- These services provide support for

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) oversea country programs. (a) Press and publications service maintains communi

1964 cations facilities for the transmission of editorial and

estimate feature materials for adaptation by oversea missions. It produces two monthly magazines titled "America Illus

11 Personnel compensation:
Permanent positions...

45,180 50,854 trated," one for distribution in the Soviet Union and one

57,548 Positions other than permanent.

429 440 652 for distribution in Poland; and one bimonthly magazine, Other personnel compensation..

2,500 3,140 3,927 "Life in America," in Arabic, sold on newsstands throughout the Arab world. The service also operates three

Total personnel compensation

48, 109 54,434 62,127 12 Personnel benefits...

3,987 4,628 5,227 regional printing centers and provides oversea missions 21 Travel and transportation of persons. 4,137 4,582 5,132 with printing supplies and equipment.

22 Transportation of things ---

3,298 3,429 4,165 (b) Motion picture service produces and acquires films

23 Rent, communications, and utilities

5,896 6,968 8,025 which are then translated into as many as 58 foreign

24 Printing and reproduction...

1,991 2,012 2,457 25 Other services.--

14,329 16,180 23,753 languages. Substantially increased production and ac Services of other agencies.

14,541 15,370 16,550 quisition of films is planned. The service adapts films 26 Supplies and materials.

7,177 7.171 9,453 for specific country or area use, and directs the foreign

31 Equipment.--

4,645 4,881 6,393 production, use and distribution of films. It also supplies 41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions..

32 Lands and structures.

11
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5 the missions with mobile film units and equipment for

3,093

3,010 3,262 42 Insurance claims and indemnities...

4
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1 showing motion pictures. (c) Information center service supports U.S. operated

Total obligations.....

111,218 122,671 146,550 libraries, reading rooms, and binational centers, providing them with collections of American publications, both in

Personnel Summary English and in translations, and with English teaching materials. It assists American publishers in distributing Total number of permanent positions. selected products overseas and supports the publication Full-time equivalent of other positions.

10,184 10,486 11,035 of low-priced books for sale abroad. The service also Average number of all employees..

110 102

9,180 9,643 10,320 provides exhibits and visual materials to oversea missions Number of employees at end of year.

9,659 10,309 10,948 for local display and provides books and periodicals for Average grade and salary: presentation to selected individuals and groups. Signifi

Average GS grade..

9.5 9.5

9.5 cant program increases contemplate a buildup of book Grades established by the Foreign Service Act

Average GS salary.-

$8,136 $8,652 $8,654 programs, especially foreign language editions; new infor of 1946 (22 U.S.C. 801-1158): mation centers in Africa and Latin America; and expanded

Foreign Service Reserve officer: English teaching programs.

Average grade..

4.3
4.4

4.5 (d) Broadcasting service in 1964 will produce radio

Average salary

$10,606 $11,365 $11,343

Foreign Service Staff officer: broadcasts in English and in 40 foreign languages, as Average grade..

6.6 4.5 4.3 compared with 38 foreign languages in 1963 and 35 in

Average salary.

$8,682 $9,075 $9.299 1962. Programs originate from the United States and

Average salary of ungraded positions: will be broadcast from transmitters at six domestic and

U.S. and possessions...

$7,575 $8,019
Foreign countries: local rates..

$2,169
$2,324

$2,466 nine overseas locations. Direct broadcasting from new

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$8,136

1962 actual

1964 estimate

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Proposed for separate transmittal:

Object Classification in thousands of dollars) Continued
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

1963

estimate Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

25 Other services...

2,881 3,348 3,581
1962
1963 1964

858
26 Supplies and materials.
estimate

930
actual
estimate

976 31 Equipment...

348 427

494 41 Grants, subsidies, and contributions.

1,169 1,124 974 Program by activities: 1. Oversea missions....

50
Total obligations...

9,960 11,324 12,144 2. Information center service.

700 Total obligations.

Personnel Summary
Financing:
New obligational authority (proposed supple-

Total number of permanent positions.

1,521 1,530 1,562 mental appropriation) -

750
Full-time equivalent of other positions..

17
14

14 Average number of all employees.

1,373 1,439 1,467 Number of employees at end of year..

1,452 1,515 1,557 Under existing legislation, 1963.This proposed supple- Average salary of ungraded positions: Foreign

$1.244 $1,618 $1,898 mental estimate is to provide for a substantial increase in book program activities in Latin America.

ALLOCATIONS RECEIVED FROM OTHER ACCOUNTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM) Note. Obligations incurred under allocations from other accounts are shown

in the schedules of the parent appropriations, as follows: For purchase of foreign currencies which the Treasury Depart

State:

"Educational fund, interest payments to the Government of India." ment determines to be excess to the normal requirements of the "Educational exchange fund, payments by Finland, World War I debt." United States, for necessary expenses of the United States Infor Defense-Civil, “Administration," Ryukyu Islands. mation 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

SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
Act, 1963.)
Note.-Estimates for 1964 exclude $126 thousand for activities transferred to

For expenses necessary to carry out the functions of the United U.S. Information Agency, salaries and expenses. The amounts obligated in 1962 States Information Agency under section 102(a)(3) of the "Mutual and 1963 are shown in the schedules as comparative transfers.

Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961" (75 Stat. 527),

[$7,600,000] $7,230,000, to remain available until expended: Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

Provided, That not to exceed a total of [$10,550] $21,900 may be

expended for representation[: Provided further, That the unexpended 1962

1964

balance of funds heretofore appropriated under the heading "Special actual

estimate International Program” for expenses of trade fair participation,

labor and trade missions, and United States Information Agency Program by activities:

special exhibits, shall be merged with funds appropriated here1. Oversea missions.

9,901 11,218 12,002

under and accounted for as one fund). (Departments of State, 2. Information center service..

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Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appro3. Broadcasting service...

59 80 81

priation Act, 1963.)

Estimates for 1964 exclude $1 million for activities transferred to "Salaries and Total obligations --

9,960 11,324 12,144

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 Financing:

expenses," U.S. Information Agency. The amounts obligated in 1962 and 1963 Comparative transfers to or from (-) other

are shown in the schedules as comparative transfers. accounts...

-206 185 Unobligated balance brought forward (-)-- --3,966 -3,530 -521

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) Adjustment due to change in exchange rates to permit conversion to dollar equivalents. -18

1962

1964 Unobligated balance carried forward...... 3,530 521

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UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY_Con.

Personnel Summary

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General and special funds-Continued

SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS—Continued 1. International fairs and exhibitions.-Exhibits are mounted at important international fairs and other strategic locations overseas. In 1962, 14 exhibits were mounted. This compares with an estimated 18 exhibits in 1963 and 19 in 1964.

2. Labor missions.-Labor missions are sent to selected international fairs and other exhibitions. There were 6 labor missions in 1962; 8 are provided in 1963; and 11 are requested for 1964. 3.

purpose exhibitions.-In 1962 three exhibits were undertaken, each to be shown in three locations in the Soviet Union, under a U.S.-U.S.S.R. exchange agreement. As these showings are completed during 1963 and 1964 it is proposed to tour the exhibits in other countries of East Europe. Three more exhibits for showing in the Soviet Union are proposed for 1964 and 1965, as well as special American Fine Arts exhibits for use in the São Paulo Bienal and Venice Biennale.

Total number of permanent positions..
Average number of all employees.
Number of employees at end of year.
Average GS grade
Average GS salary.-
Average grade and salary:
Grades established by the Foreign Service

Act of 1946 (22 U.S.C. 801–1158):
Foreign Service staff officer:

Average grade

Average salary-Average salary of ungraded positions: Foreign countries: Local rates...

ALLOCATION ACCOUNTS Total number of permanent positions. Full-time equivalent of other positions.. Average number of all employees. Number of employees at end of year. Average GS grade. Average GS salary..-Average salary of ungraded positions: Foreign

countries: Local rates.

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SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS (SPECIAL FOREIGN

CURRENCY PROGRAM)

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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 in connection with special international exhibitions under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (75 Stat. 527), ($375,000] $500,000 to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed [$1,250] $2,500 may be expended for representation (: Provided further, That the unexpended balance of funds heretofore appropriated under the heading *Special International Program (Special Foreign Currency Program)” 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.)

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

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Total personnel compensation. 12 Personnel benefits.. 13 Benefits for former personnel. 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.. 31 Equipment

Total obligations.....

1,320

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9 708 533 374

101 2,408 267 79

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528 474 312

60 1,492 192 66

500

671 576 406

103 2,631 234 73

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Foreign currencies, excess to the normal requirements of the United States are available for U.S. participation in international fairs and for other special exhibitions. Currencies purchased with this appropriation supplement activities carried out under the appropriation immediately above and are used to pay local expenses.

4,176

129

5,847

186

5,640 250

1962 actual

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Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

These funds which will remain available until expended,

will provide for-
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estimate estimate

1. Acquisition and construction of facilities.—The 1963

program completes the transmitting plant at Greenville, UNITED STATES INFORMATION

N.C. and the transportable relay station. It also covers AGENCY

substantial completion of the Liberia relay station, and 21. Travel and transportation of persons.

4

7 provides financing for the Rhodes relay station, the expan22 Transportation of things.

10

15 sion of a leased facility in the United Kingdom, moderni25 Other services..

55

166 zation of existing domestic transmitting facilities, and 26 Supplies and materials..

6

12

Project Teak, a medium-wave megawatt relay station in Total, United States Information Agency

75 200

Southeast Asia. The 1963 supplemental appropriation

proposed below will provide partial funding of Project ALLOCATION TO COMMERCE,

Bamboo, a Far East shortwave transmitting facility. INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Funds are requested in 1964 to: (a) complete Projects 21 Travel and transportation of persons.

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6 Teak and Bamboo; (b) continue the modernization of 22 Transportation of things ---

101
93

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existing domestic facilities; (c) construct a new facility in 23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

147 119

84 24 Printing and reproduction..

3
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the eastern Mediterranean area to improve radio cover25 Other services...

220 362 125 age of the Balkans, the U.S.S.R., and south Asia; and 26 Supplies and materials..

193 107 45 (d) provide for new regional program centers at Monrovia,

Liberia and on the Island of Rhodes. Total, International activities.

742 697 300

2. Maintenance and improvement of existing facilities. Total obligations..--

742 772 500 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 INFORMATIONAL FOREIGN CURRENCY SCHEDULES

program of continuing research in engineering developLocal Currency Operations, Austria

ment, equipment design, and radio propagation techniques

with special emphasis on problems applying to the Voice Analysis of Expenditures (in thousands of dollar equivalents)

of America.

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1963 1964 Obligated balance brought forward...

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actual estimate estimate Obligated balance carried forward..

UNITED STATES INFORMATION Expenditures.

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AGENCY 22 Transportation of things..

95 337 344 25 Other services...

1,050 2,007 3,782 26 Supplies and materials.

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70 333 ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF Radio FACILITIES 31 Equipment.

7,630 8,619 18,819 32 Land and structures..

6,138 4,882 For an additional amount for the purchase, rent, construction,

6,634 and improvement of facilities for radio transmission and reception, Total, United States Information Agency 15,015 15,915 29,912 purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio transmission and reception, without regard to the provisions of the Act

ALLOCATION ACCOUNTS 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, 25 Other services...

5

11 000] $46,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, 32 Lands and structures.

99 311 That this appropriation shall be available for acquisition of land outside the continental United States without regard to section 355 Total, allocation accounts.-

104 322 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 Total obligations.--

15,119 16,237 29,912 Information Agency.

[For an additional amount for "Acquisition and construction of radio facilities”, $1,600,000, to remain available until expended.] Obligations are distributed as follows: (Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and United States Information Agency

15,015 15,915 29,912 Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963; Foreign Aid and Related

Army.

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10 Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

General Services Administration..

36 312 Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

Proposed for separate transmittal: actual estimate estimate

ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF Radio FACILITIES Program by activities:

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) 1. Acquisition and construction of facilities... 14,081 14,329 28,111 2. Maintenance and improvement of existing

1962

1964 facilities... 864 1,151 1,293

estimate estimate 3. Research and development..

173 757 508

Program by activities: Total obligations..

15,119 16,237 29,912 Acquisition and construction of facilities Financing:

(obligations).

9,600 Unobligated balance brought forward (-)... -11,756 -7,387 -1,500 Unobligated balance carried forward.... 7,387 1,500 17,588 Financing:

New obligational authority (proposed supNew obligational authority (appropriation) 10,750 10,350 46,000 plemental appropriation).

9,600

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UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY_Con. Summary of Sources and Application of Funds (in thousands of dollars) — Continued General and special funds-Continued

1963 1964

estimate estimate ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF Radio FACILITIES--Con.

5,493 5,110

7,247 Under proposed legislation, 1969.-A supplemental esti- Obligations (from program and financing); mate to provide the initial financing for the construction

or decrease in gross unpaid obligations..

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
INFORMATIONAL MEDIA GUARANTEE FUND

19 1,721 For the "Informational media guarantee fund”, for partial restora

Budget expenditures.

1,383 2,942 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) which have a shortage of U.S. dollar exchange, to import $5,000,000. (Departments of State, Justice, and commerce

, the books, periodicals, films, and other U.S. informational Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1963.)

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

1442). Under the program, foreign importers make pay

ments to American exporters in foreign currency. The 1963 1964 exporters then exchange their foreign currency for U.S. actual estimate 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 ?

scarce. Program levels in most currently active countries

-1,361 -391 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:

This will make possible the issuance of $6.7 million in New obligational authority (appropriation)... 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 cur

$4.3 million, leaving an estimated total unrestored imrency purchased...

4,258 1,582 1,620 Dollar proceeds from interest on foreign

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

207 169

borrowing authority of $28 million, $19.3 million in unpaid Guarantee fees..

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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).-

Revenue, Expense, and Retained Earnings (in thousands of dollars)

324 1,794 155 Recovery of prior year obligations --

926 652 497 Unobligated balance carried forward (au

1962 1963 1964 thorization to expend from public debt

actual

estimate estimate receipts) (-)...

-1,794 -155 -126

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

74 67

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)

Total revenue..

-55 67 101 1964 Expense: actual estimate estimate Realized: Cost of foreign currency sold...

5,725 2,031 1,896 Program obligations (by activity):

Proceeds from sale of foreign currency.- -4,258 -1.582 -1.620 Issuance of guarantees: * Far East.

1,873 1,700 2,225 Realized loss from sale of foreign currency 1,468 449 276 Africa..

200 Interest on borrowings from Treasury..

619 660

572 Near East and South Asia..

1,033

950 1,650 Latin America...

600 Subtotal, realized losses..

2,086 1,109 848 Europe.---

1.969 1,700 2,000 Change in allowance for unrealized loss on
currencies to be retained for sale...

-139

524 Total issuance of guarantees..

4,875 4,450 6,675 Interest on Treasury notes.-619 660 572 Total expenses..

1,948 1.633 1,355

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