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Author Murrow, Edward R.

Title In search of light : the broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow, 1938-1961 / edited with an introduction by Edward Bliss, Jr.

Published New York : Da Capo Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  909.82 MURR    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Physical description xv, 364 pages, xii : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1967.
Includes index.
Summary Edward R. Murrow was America's greatest broadcaster. In Search of Light is both Murrow's permanent testament and a vivid public diary of a tumultuous era. It includes his reports from the rooftops of wartime London, an American troopship in the Atlantic, a bomb run to Berlin, the gates of Buchenwald, the wedding of Queen Elizabeth, the Korean War, the civil rights revolution, the launches of the first rocket probes; his portraits of the great (Churchill, Eisenhower, Stevenson) and the lesser-known but equally heroic; his famous See It Now telecast that helped bring about McCarthy's downfall. These graceful, witty, and courageous broadcasts have set the standard for every journalist in the past half-century.
Other author Bliss, Edward, 1912-2002.
Subject History, Modern -- 20th century.
ISBN 0306807629 (alk. paper)