Edward R. Murrow: Radio Recordings

  • by Edward R. Murrow
  • Narrated by Edward R. Murrow
  • 1 hrs and 37 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This is a unique collection creatively captures the work of Edward R. Murrow and "Murrow's Boys". The role Murrow plays in this evolution reveals a man of tremendous commitment to his craft, despite almost no previous experience in radio, with a great capacity for judging and selecting the others who became the critical reporters on his team.
The travails of Murrow and the others as they faced death in flights over enemy territory, beach assaults and other combat assignments and suffered the tyranny of technological challenges with equipment strained to the breaking point make for great listening. This collection will be a superb addition to the library of any student of WWII and is also recommended for anyon who enjoys history in the making.

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If you could sum up Edward R. Murrow: Radio Recordings in three words, what would they be?

Informative, Historical, Compelling


What did you like best about this story?

The detailed explanations of what it was like to withstand the bombings.


Have you listened to any of Edward R. Murrow’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

None before.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When the young pilot went back to his base to get another plane after having just been shot down over the channel.


Any additional comments?

If you have any history or the broadcast media, this is a must listen.

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- William R. Toddmancillas

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Great reports from Murrow as he describes history as it was happening, in this case World War II.
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- Kimberly Andrews

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-13-2012
  • Publisher: ABN