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World War II on the air : Edward R. Murrow and the broadcasts that riveted a nation

Author: Mark Bernstein; Alex Lubertozzi
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Biography   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how Edward R. Murrow, chief European correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting System, worked along with the band of reporters he recruited, to bring the news of World War II live to the American people, and includes excerpts from over fifty actual broadcasts on CD. Primary source material.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Books with discs
Nonfiction
Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernstein, Mark, 1950 January 30-
World War II on the air.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, ©2003
(OCoLC)607639771
Named Person: Edward R Murrow; Edward R Murrow; Edward R Murrow
Material Type: Biography, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bernstein; Alex Lubertozzi
ISBN: 1402200269 9781402200267 1402202474 9781402202476
OCLC Number: 51630115
Cast: Narrated by Edward R. Murrow.
Description: xv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: CD track list: --
Introduction --
Anschluss / Edward R. Murrow --
Eve of war / Edward R. Murrow --
War is declared / Edward R. Murrow --
A peace of sorts / William L. Shirer --
The "phony war" / Edward R. Murrow, William L. Shirer --
Hitler's return / Mary Marvin Breckinridge --
Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium invaded / William L. Shirer --
Chamberlain resigns / Edward R. Murrow --
German bombing of Paris / Eric Sevareid --
Italy to enter war / Cecil Brown --
Dunkirk/Churchill : "We shall never surrender" / Edward R. Murrow --
German troops enter Paris / William L. Shirer --
France surrenders at Compiègne Forest / William L. Shirer --
London after dark / Edward R. Murrow --
Bombs over Berlin / William L. Shirer --
London is burning / Edward R. Murrow --
A few German pilots / Edward R. Murrow --
Rooftop air raid / Edward R. Murrow --
Christmas/"So long and good luck" / Edward R. Murrow --
"The bombing has been heavy" / Edward R. Murrow --
Big Ben bombed / Larry LeSueur --
Japanese embassy / Eric Sevareid --
"A day which will live in infamy" / Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
Repulse sunk, Brown saved / Cecil Brown --
Suicide job of the 1942 war / Larry LeSueur --
Algiers / Charles Collingwood --
Axis retreat in North Africa / Winston Burdett --
Invasion of Sicily / Winston Burdett --
Chinese situation / Eric Sevareid --
Race for the possession of Italy / Winston Burdett --
Orchestrated hell / Edward R. Murrow --
Capture of Rome / Winston Burdett --
"Sterner stuff lies ahead" / Edward R. Murrow --
Eisenhower's "Order of the day"/D-Day / Edward R. Murrow --
Flying over Normandy / Richard C. Hottelet --
Utah Beach / Charles Collingwood --
Liberation of Paris (premature report) / Richard C. Hottelet --
Paris not yet free / Larry LeSueur --
Market Garden/parachute drop / Edward R. Murrow --
Street fighting / Richard C. Hottelet --
Crossing the Rhine / Howard K. Smith --
Paratroopers / Bill Downs --
Buchenwald / Edward R. Murrow --
V-E Day in New York / William L. Shirer --
V-E Day in Piccadilly Circus / Edward R. Murrow --
9:15 over Hiroshima / Edward R. Murrow.
Responsibility: Mark Bernstein & Alex Lubertozzi ; CD narrated by Dan Rather.
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Tells the story of how Edward R. Murrow, chief European correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting System, worked along with the band of reporters he recruited, to bring the news of World War II live to the American people, and includes excerpts from over fifty actual broadcasts on CD. Primary source material.

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