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Edward R. Murrow

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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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