Dan Kuehl

Dan Kuehl in Phone Conversation with Jonathan Pieslak

(0:00) Brief Background Information
(0:29) Dissertation Topic
(1:45) How Music Fits Into Information Operations and PSYOPS
(3:12) The History and Design of Music and Loudspeakers in Information Operations
(4:56) “Tokyo Rose” and “Lili Marlene”
(7:40) Radio Sawa, Strategic Influence, and Building Bridges
(10:02) Plausible Ideas Behind Music During Interrogation
(11:34) Uses of Metal, Rap, and Children’s Songs
(12:38) Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”
(14:14) One, Two, Three (1960, James Cagney), and the Power of Music During Interrogation
(15:44) Concluding Thoughts on Music and Information Operations

Dan Kuehl, Ph.D. is a retired Lt. Col. of the Air Force and teaches Information Operations at Fort McNair’s National Defense University