Prime Time, The Life Of Edward R. Murrow.

By: KENDRICK, Alexander

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first edition. Not price clipped. Has small neatly written name of previous owner. "Edward Roscoe Murrow, KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow;[1] April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys." Murrow was born Egbert Roscoe Murrow at Polecat Creek, near Greensboro,[2] in Guilford County, North Carolina, the son of Roscoe Conklin Murrow and Ethel F. (née Lamb) Murrow. His parents were Quakers.[3] He was the youngest of three brothers and was a "mixture of Scottish, Irish, English and German" Murrow's reports (during WWII), especially during the Blitz, began with what became his signature opening, "This is London," ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 548 pages

Book Title: Prime Time, The Life Of Edward R. Murrow.

Author Name: KENDRICK, Alexander

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: Little Brown: 1969

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 61990

Keywords: Reporter WWII History CBS News,