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Author: Bernard BirnbaumRuss BensleyS RobertsEdward R MurrowWalter CronkiteAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Docurama : New Video Group, [2005]. ©1991.
Series: ; Edward R. Murrow collection.'">"Good night and good luck" : the Edward R. Murrow television collection; Edward R. Murrow collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1950s show McCarthy's abuse of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Television programs
Documentary films
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Joseph McCarthy; Edward R Murrow; Joseph McCarthy; Edward R Murrow
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Birnbaum; Russ Bensley; S Roberts; Edward R Murrow; Walter Cronkite; CBS News.; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767080785 9780767080781
OCLC Number: 60427124
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1991.
Not all printings have note: Good night and good luck.
Extras include biography and timeline.
Credits: Executive producers, Sam Roberts and Ken Ross ; videotape editor, Monique Osterholt ; camera, Keith Kulin.
Performer(s): Edward R. Murrow.
Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
Awards: Emmy Award winner
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: An epidemic of fear --
a family in defense --
Hearing transcript --
In his own words --
Press commentary --
Shakespearean drama --
Passing the buck --
To face your accuser --
Value of character --
Guilty by association --
The fall downward.
Series Title: "Good night and good luck" : the Edward R. Murrow television collection; Edward R. Murrow collection.
Other Titles: Edward R. Murrow television collection.
See it now (Television program)
Responsibility: produced & edited by Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly ; producer, Bernard Birnbaum ; written by Sam Roberts ; CBS.

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Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1950s show McCarthy's abuse of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life. Features footage of Roy Cohn, Bobby Kennedy, and McCarthy's denunciation of Murrow.

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