Edward R. Murrow: an American original

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Dell, Mar 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 562 pages
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A biography of the prominent radio and television journalist details his London wartime broadcasts, battle against McCarthyism, pivotal role in in the growth of CBS, and personal and professional relationships

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I have great admiration of the movie "Good Night and Good Luck", and it made me curious about Edward R. Murrow (he started out with the moniker "Egbert", and I blame him not for dumping that one ... Read full review

Contents

The Peak or the Precipice
1
A Child of Polecat Creek
15
A Northwest Passage
26
Copyright

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Joseph E. Persico is the author of "Roosevelt's Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage; Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918-World War I" "and Its Violent Climax; Piercing the Reich"; and "Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial," which was made into a television docudrama. He also collaborated with Colin Powell on his autobiography, "My American Journey," He lives in Guilderland, New York.

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