Yet, what I wanted to share here was a specific document, a copy of in-house communication. Although I'm sure there are many more similar ones (some of which I saw but sadly had to pass..), this was the only USIA or public diplomacy-related document that I managed to get on the camera as I was hectically clicking away through the folders.
From: MS/F956/144, BCN 121. F24 Fulbright Papers
Being the strong believer in exchanges that he was, perhaps it is not all that surprising. Just ironic, and perhaps a little too telling. Especially for me, looking back some 50+ years.