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Dec 21, 2015 Laura rated it really liked it
It was a bit slow-going to start. The beginning was slow, I think, just because that part of WWII was slow. Ed Murrow was such a great journalist and I like how he could give a fairly unbiased report. Once I got into mid-1940, things really picked up (London was bombed) and the pace was... exciting, if you can say that about destruction. Overall I really enjoyed reading his radio broadcasts and it was a great book for getting the brief history of WWII from start to spring of '41.
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 ...moreMore about Edward R. Murrow...