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a vigorous and unrestrained response

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While the TRCT report (like its PIC counterblast) was an important document, it did not prove a game-changer in Thailand's troubled political order.
Amerika's impact was also evident by tracking Soviet distribution crackdowns and propaganda counterblasts. According to former USIA official Robert Cattell, "when the Soviets got difficult about distribution it was a sign that our editors were doing something right." Yale Richmond has similar views on distribution crackdowns: "the effectiveness of Amerika can best be assessed by the extreme measures taken by the Soviet authorities to limit its distribution." (37) Soviet counterpropaganda showed that authorities were reading Amerika too, or at least aware of its powerful impact on its populace.
Harris may have leaked background information to the True Briton, which published four major counterblasts against the actors.
Ex-Quadrant editor Roger Sandall's The Culture Cult was one of the most comprehensive counterblasts against what he constructed as a wholesale surrender to noble savagery--and the bitterness and rancour of that book is characteristic of the mood in which much of the critique is undertaken.
Round The Horne sent up figures like Mary Whitehouse and 'Pope' Malcolm Muggeridge, the midget sitcom star Jimmy Clitheroe and David Frost and parodied anything from Wuthering Heights and Batman to Bond and even Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Counterblasts, with Williams as Spasm, the sinister Butler.
We have entered an age of renewed polemic and counterblasts. Such traditional sore spots as food and film (still reliable sources of outcry, when tweaked) become even more tender in times of divisive foreign policy.