Exhibit celebrates Coast Guard ship that broadcast Voice of America behind Iron Curtain

  • by: JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 16, 2014 - 9:50 AM

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — In the midst of the Cold War, a Coast Guard ship dedicated by President Harry Truman embarked on a novel mission. The 338-foot ship had only small arms and giant balloons to hold up the antennas vital to its task.

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