Edward R. Murrow

Egbert Roscoe Murrow (1908 - 1965)

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Egbert Roscoe (Edward R.) Murrow
Born in Polecat Creek, North Carolinamap
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Died in Pawling, New Yorkmap
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Biography

"Edward R. Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; 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" (wikipedia excerpt).

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I added Notables template to this profile. But as one of the greatest journalists of all time he should have a more thorough profile and biography.

Edward R. is 18 degrees from Donald Howard, 16 degrees from Julia Howe and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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