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Edward R. Murrow and the birth of broadcast journalism

Author: Bob Edwards
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
Series: Turning points (John Wiley & Sons)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long before the era of the news anchor, the pundit, and the mini-cam, one man blazed a trail that thousands would follow. Edwards brings to life the great stories Murrow covered and brought into American living rooms for the first time--the rooftop reports of the London Blitz, bombing raids over Berlin, and the 1954 broadcast that helped bring down Senator Joe McCarthy--as well as the ups and downs of his career at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Bob, 1947-
Edward R. Murrow and the birth of broadcast journalism.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2004
(OCoLC)607418383
Named Person: Edward R Murrow
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Edwards
ISBN: 0471477532 9780471477532
OCLC Number: 53138579
Description: xiii, 174 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Roots --
Higher Ed --
Anschluss --
The blitz --
Over Berlin --
Buchenwald --
Transition --
McCarthy --
See it not --
USIA.
Series Title: Turning points (John Wiley & Sons)
Responsibility: Bob Edwards.
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Long before the era of the news anchor, the pundit, and the mini-cam, one man blazed a trail that thousands would follow. Edwards brings to life the great stories Murrow covered and brought into American living rooms for the first time--the rooftop reports of the London Blitz, bombing raids over Berlin, and the 1954 broadcast that helped bring down Senator Joe McCarthy--as well as the ups and downs of his career at CBS. Edwards reveals how Murrow dramatically impacted public opinion and how the high standards he lived by influenced an entire generation of broadcasters.--From publisher description.

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