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Edward  R.  Murrow
[1908-1965]

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Old Time Radio Page
at Spirit of America

           Edward R. Murrow at the microphone for C.B.S.            on this page:

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     B I O
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Edward R. Murrow entry at Wikipedia
Edward R. Murrow credits [1941-60] at Internet Movie Database

Edward R. Murrow Quotations Page
at Working Minds Philosophy website


Books  About  Edward R. Murrow

Broadcasts from the Blitz  "Broadcasts From The Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America Into War" [2006]
by Philip Seib

Potomac Books 8x5 pb [7/2007] for $12.71
Potomac Books hardcover [4/2006] for $18.96
Edward R. Murrow / Birth of Broadcast Journalism   "Edward R. Murrow and The Birth of Journalism" [2004]
by Bob Edwards

Wiley & Sons 7¾x5½ hardcover [4/2004] for $13.57
Edward R. Murrow Broadcasts That Riveted A Nation   "World War II On The Air: Edward R. Murrow & The Broadcasts That Riveted A Nation" book & CD [2003]
by Mark Bernstein & Alex Lubertozzi

The audio CD is narrated by Dan Rather, and contains 51 wartime broadcasts by Murrow and his CBS team.
Sourcebooks MediaFusion 9x7 pb & audio CD [5/2005] for $14.78
Sourcebooks MediaFusion 9½x7¾ hardcover & audio CD [5/2003] for $29.95
Heroic Truth / Life of Edward R. Murrow  
"With Heroic Truth: The Life of Edward R. Murrow" [1997]
by Norman H. Finkelstein

BackInPrint 9x6 pb [4/2005] for $15.95
Clarion Books hardcover [4/97] out of print/many used
Murrow Life & Times   "Murrow: His Life and Times" [1986]
by A.M. Sperber

Fordham Univ Press 9x6 pb [1/98] for $30.00
Bantam 9x6 pb [5/87] out of print/many used
Fordham Univ Press 9x6¼ hardcover [1/98] out of print/used
Smithmark Publrs hardcover [6/86] out of print/dozens of used
Edward R. Murrow bio Prime Time   "Prime Time: The Life of Edward R. Murrow" [1969]
by Alexander Kendrick

Little, Brown mass pb [1/69] out of print/many used
Little, Brown hardcover [1/69] out of print/many used
News Broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow   "In Search of Light: The News Broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow, 1938-1961" [1967]
Edited & with an introduction by Edward Bliss, Jr.

Da Capo Press 8¾x5½ pb [4/97] out of print/used
Knopf hardcover [1/67] out of print/used


Videos  &  DVDs

Edward R. Murrow credits [1941-60] at Internet Movie Database

search for Edward R. Murrow on DVD at Amazon

"Good  Night,  And,  Good  Luck"
[Warner Independent Oct 2005]
Good Night, and Good Luck poster   TV newsman Edward R. Murrow airs a story about a man discharged from the Navy without a trial. Murrow is accused of being a 'Communist sympathizer', and the C.B.S. news team goes on the offensive. "See It Now" airs a series of shows detailing the lies and un-Constitutional tactics of Senator Joe McCarthy, leading to McCarthy's censure by the U.S. Senate.
Co-written & directed by & co-starring George Clooney; starring David Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels, Robert Downey Jr., Frank Langella, with Joseph McCarthy via archive footage; Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Script, Best Actor {DS, of course), Best Cinematograpy & Best Art Direction
Warner widescreen b&w DVD [3/2006] for $14.99
full credits from IMDbofficial moviesite
11"x17" poster available at AllPosters.com

"The  Edward R. Murrow  Collection" [2005]
Edward R. Murrow Collection   New Video Group b&w DVD [5/2005] 4 disks for $53.99
includes "This Reporter" [1988 TV special], "The Best of See It Now" [1951-58], "The McCarthy Years" [1991], and "Harvest of Shame" 1960] {available separately below}, plus extras

"Edward R. Murrow:  Voice  of  America"
[A&E Biography aired 1997]
A&E Biography Edward R. Murrow   A&E Home Video color DVD [6/2006] for $21.99
episode credits from IMDb
segment titles include "Birth of A Hero", "New Breed of Journalism", "Voice of Conscience", "Battling Senator McCarthy", "The Future of Television", and "Leaving His Legacy"

"Edward R. Murrow:  The  McCarthy  Years" [1991]
Murrow / McCarthy Years   from the archives of C.B.S. News
New Video Group b&w DVD [5/2005] for $21.99
not listed at IMDb

"Edward R. Murrow:  This  Reporter"
[American Masters TV 1988]
Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter TV special  Co-produced & directed by Susan Steinberg
New Video Group b&w DVD [5/2005] for $21.99
full credits from IMDb
official program site

"Harvest  of  Shame" [CBS News special Nov 1960]
Murrow / Harvest of Shame   TV journalist Edward R. Murrow describes the harsh living conditions, endless travel & low wages of migrant farm workers in America – a lot like the 1930s Depression Era, but still true in 1960 (and still true in 2010 !). Co-produced & directed by Fred W. Friendly; co-produced and hosted by Edward R. Murrow
New Video Group b&w DVD [5/2005] for $21.99
full credits from IMDb

"Studio One: The Night America Trembled" live broadcast [CBS-TV 1957] /tt0712523/
A version of what happened on the night that Orson Welles broadcast his "War of The Worlds" radio program
starring Edward R. Murrow, Ed Asner, Warren Beatty, Alexander Scourby, James Coburn, Warren Oates
http://www.amazon.com/Studio-One-Night-America-Trembled/dp/B000YQUXNE/

"The  Best  of  Person To Person" [1953-59]
Best of Person to Person  Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner; narrated by Connie Chung; programs hosted by Edward R. Murrow; interviewees include: Lauren Bacall, Milton Berle, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Sid Caesar, Carol Channing, Dick Clark, Tony Curtis, Bette Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Kirk Douglas, Billy Graham, Andy Griffith, Oscar Hammerstein, Helen Hayes, Charlton Heston, Gene Kelly, John F. Kennedy, Janet Leigh, Jerry Lewis, Robert Kennedy, Liberace, Art Linkletter, Sophia Loren, Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Norman Rockwell, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Danny Thomas, Mike Todd, Esther Williams, Jonathan Winters & Joanne Woodward
Koch Vision b&w DVD [11/2006] 3 disks for $34.99
Fox b&w VHS [8/93] out of prodn/used
docufilm credits from IMDbseries credits from IMDb

"The  Best  of  See It Now" [1951-58]
Best of See It Now   Directed by Don Hewitt; narrated by Mike Wallace; programs hosted by Edward R. Murrow
New Video Group DVD [5/2005] for $21.99
series credits from IMDb

Time Magazine cover of Edward R. Murrow {date?}

Edward R. Murrow  Links

Edward R. Murrow credits [1941-60] at Internet Movie Database
Edward R. Murrow entry at Wikipedia
Edward R. Murrow Awards [est. 1971] of RTNDA: The Assn. of Electronic Journalists
Edward R. Murrow Center of Public Diplomacy at Tufts University
Edward R. Murrow: Holding A Mirror To Life {requires Flash}
Edward R. Murrow at the Radio Hall of Fame
"Journalism At Its Best" pages at U.S. State Department

Edward R. Murrow Quotations Page at Working Minds Philosophy website

"I Can Hear It Now" radio program [1950-51] 10 episodes on CD



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