|AFL||American Federation of Labor: One of the two main|
|American trade union confederations.|
|AIPO||American Institute of Public Opinion: A U.S. polling|
|organization run by George Gallup.|
|AP||Associated Press: A U.S.-based news agency.|
|BBC||British Broadcasting Corporation.|
British Information Services: A title first used in 1941 for|
the Ministry of Information's administrative office in New
York, set up to oversee the existing British publicity
organizations in the United States. In 1942,
the entire British operation amalgamated under this title.
The office remains in operation.
|BLI|| British Library of Information, New York: A British|
Foreign Office agency founded as a publicity outlet in
1920; amalgamated into BIS in 1942.
British Overseas Press Service: An offshoot of the BPS|
established in the winter of 1940-1941 to feed British
news to British publicists in the Empire, in South
America, and in Asia.
British Press Service: A Ministry of Information office|
founded in October 1940 to channel British
information to the American press; amalgamated
into BIS in 1942.
British Security Co-ordination: A British government|
agency in charge of all British covert operations on the
American continent, founded in 1940 under
Sir William Stephenson.