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Edward R. Murrow

Journalist (25-Apr-1908 — 27-Apr-1965)


Mark Bernstein; Alex Lubertozzi. World War II on the Air: Edward R. Murrow and the Broadcasts That Riveted a Nation. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks. 2002. 256pp.

Edward Bliss (editor). In Search of Light: The Broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow, 1938-1961. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1967. 364pp.

Stanley Cloud; Lynne Olson. The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1996. 466pp.

Bob Edwards. Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism. John Wiley & Sons. 2004.

Norman H. Finkelstein. With Heroioc Truth: The Life of Edward R. Murrow. New York: Clarion Books. 1997.

Alexander Kendrick. Prime Time: The Life of Edward R. Murrow. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.. 1969. 548pp.

Joseph E. Persico. Edward R. Murrow: An American Original. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1988. 562pp.

Philip M. Seib. Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War. Potomac Books. 2006. 209pp.

Franklin R. Smith. Edward R. Murrow: The War Years. Western Michigan University Press. 1978.

Betty Houchin Winfield; Lois B. DeFleur. The Edward R. Murrow Heritage: Challenge For The Future. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press. 1986. 113pp.

Thomas Russell Woolley. A Rhetorical Study: The Radio Speaking of Edward R. Murrow. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University. 1957.


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  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1056)

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.819)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.505)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.757)

  11. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.373)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.526)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, pp.1103-05)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.451-53)

  15. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.288)

  16. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.571)

  17. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.382)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.56)

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