Edward R. Murrow

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Born: Apr 25, 1908 AD
Died: 1965 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist, Reporters, TV Host


US broadcast journalist and newscaster

 

1908 - born- April 25th - Polecat Creek, North Carolina

 

1935 - U.S. radio and television broadcaster. Murrow joined CBS in and two years later became head of its European Bureau.

 

1939-45 - As a WWII war correspondent. Murrow was noted for dramatic and accurate radio broadcasts from London during the Battle of Britain.

 

1945-47 - He served the network as vice president and director of public affairs, and news analyst (1947-61).

 

1954 - Producing broadcasting the popular television programs Person to Person and See It Now, on which he challenged the practices of Joseph R. McCarthy.

 

1961-1964 - Murrow was director of the U.S. Information Agency.

 

Known as the father of broadcast journalism

 

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