Edward R. Murrow





Edward R. Murrow

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born
in Guilford County, North Carolina, The United States
April 25, 1908

died
April 27, 1965

gender
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Edward R. "Ed" Murrow was an American journalist and television and radio figure. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States and Canada. Mainstream historians consider him among journalism's greatest figures; Murrow hired a top-flight cadre of war correspondents and was noted for honesty and integrity in delivering the news. A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of TV news reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.


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THIS IS LONDON
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In Search Of Light: The Bro...
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Edward R. Murrow Papers, 19...
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See It Now: A Selection in ...
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“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”
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“We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.”
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“We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.”
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