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Edward R. Murrow

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Biography

Murrow in April 1956

Source: Wikipedia

Edward R. Murrow KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. 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.

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  • Born: Egbert Roscoe Murrow April 25, 1908 Guilford County, North Carolina, U.S.
  • Died: April 27, 1965 (aged 57) Pawling, New York, U.S.
  • Resting place: Glen Arden Farm 41°34′15.7″N 73°36′33.6″W / 41.571028°N 73.609333°W / 41.571028; -73.609333 (Edward R. Murrow Burial Site)
  • Alma mater: Washington State – 1930
  • Occupation: Journalist Radio broadcaster
  • Known for: On-the-spot radio reports from London and other locations in Europe during World War II. Series of television news reports that led to the censure of U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.
  • Spouse(s): Janet Huntington Brewster (1935–65)
  • Children: Charles Casey Murrow
  • Parent(s): Roscoe Conklin Murrow Ethel Murrow

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CBS Radio Stations Awarded With 21 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
FMQB Radio and Music, 2015-04-24 17:44:16

Brian Williams Wanted to Host 'Tonight Show' and 7 Revelations From New York Magazine's NBC News Expose
Hollywood Reporter, 2015-03-09 00:05:51
NBC News president Deborah Turness gave Williams a writing table once owned by Edward R. Murrow to convince him to stay at the division and once accused Chuck Todd's agent of creating bad press about David Gregory.read more

Richard Hottelet, Last of CBS News ‘Murrow’s Boys,’ Dies At 97
Variety, 2014-12-17 21:07:40
Richard C. Hottelet, the last living member of a group of CBS News correspondents whose work under Edward R. Murrow during World War II helped set a template for broadcast journalism, died Wednesday morning at the age of 97, according to information from CBS. Hottelet was the last to join ...

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