Edward R. Murrow: An American Original

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McGraw-Hill, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 562 pages
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Perhaps the most brilliant radio and television journalist ever, Edward R. Murrow is renowned for his daring broadcasts from London during the Blitz and for his courageous decision to confront and expose Senator Joseph McCarthy on his 1954 television broadcast of "See It Now". 16 pages of photos.

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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

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He set the standard by which TV journalism is measured and since him nobody has fully measured up. Well written. 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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About the author (1988)

Was a contributing writer for Colin Powell's My American Journey. He also wrote Piercing the Reich, which is about the penetration of Nazi Germany by American Agents, and Nuremburg, which was made into a major television docudrama.

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