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Lee Edwards

VOC’s Founding Chairman, Dr. Lee Edwards appeared on the Don Kroah Show, to discuss the origins of Captive Nations Week, during the Eisenhower administration, and the continued importance of highlighting nations that are still captive around the world today.

Dr. Lee Edwards, explores in Fox News the history and importance of National Captive Nations week, and remembering those victims suffering around the world: “One presidential proclamation in particular infuriates the communists because it tells the truth about communism: Moscow… Read More

The Anniversary of a Historic Speech Rarely does an out-of-office politician have a major impact on public policy, especially outside his own country, but former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was no ordinary politician. As a personal favor to President… Read More

Jay Katzen was born in Brooklyn but his warm smile and voice reminded you of a Virginia  gentleman. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton and earned a Master’s degree at Yale, but represented a rural constituency in Virginia’s House… Read More

Jon and I first met as teenagers at a Washington cocktail party hosted by his mother, the formidable Freda Utley, best-selling author and political activist. We were decades younger than anyone else but had one thing in common—we were implacable… Read More

The anti-communist cause lost a dedicated champion with the passing of 80-year-old Michael B. Ryan, former chairman of the National Captive Nations Committee and vice chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. Michael first learned about the victims and… Read More