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Cecil Brown : the Murrow boy who became broadcasting's crusader for truth

Author: Reed W Smith
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The son of Jewish immigrants, war correspondent Cecil Brown (1907-1987) was a member of CBS' esteemed Murrow Boys. lthough he won every major broadcast journalism award, his accomplishments have been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)990026318
Named Person: Cecil Brown; Cecil Brown
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reed W Smith
ISBN: 9781476630885 1476630887
OCLC Number: 1004770761
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments ; Preface ; 1. Growing up Jewish in America; 2. A Cub Reporter Becomes a Pioneering Broadcaster; 3. A Correspondent's Rewards: Evicted, Strafed and Censored; 4. Sounding the Alarm for Singapore; 5. Reporting History Up Close and Personal; 6. Out of the Sea but into Hot Water; 7. Welcome Home to Accolades and Controversy; 8. A Cause Worth Quitting For; 9. Exercising a Liberal Voice; 10. Fighting for Unpopular Causes; 11. Back to the Far East for a New Medium; 12. Return to the U.S. to Open More Eyes Epilogue Chapter Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Reed W. Smith.

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