Tagged: Edward R. Murrow

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

Private Enrichment At Public Expense – August 20, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow News with Don Hollenbeck – August 20, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had an eerie ring of familiarity to it. The subject of influencing policy based on previous employers, the subject of Private enrichment at Public expense, and the “glass...

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951

  – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – July 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 10, 1951 was an interesting day – not so much for what it represented in the present, but what it foretold about the future. The situation in Korea...

Edward R. Murrow Addresses The NAB Convention – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Edward R. Murrow Addresses The NAB Convention – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

http://pastdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Edward-R.-Murrow-NAB-Address-April-2-1962.aif-14.13.mp3 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow Addresses The National Association Of Broadcasters Convention – April 2, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In 1962 we were on the threshold of exciting times. Technology was making it possible to launch,...

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow News With Larry Leseur – Feb. 23, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day in World affairs and a busy day in domestic ones. While the eyes of the world were focused on...

‘Bad Officials Are Elected By Good Citizens Who Do not Vote’ – The 1950 Mid-Term Elections – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Report To The Nation – 1950 Elections – Nov.9. 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re less than two days away from the 2014 mid-term elections, I thought it might be a good idea to run a radio...

East Berlin Riots – Julius And Ethel Rosenberg – June 17, 1953

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS – Edward R. Murrow Program With Charles Collingwood – June 17, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection June 17th in a Cold War 1953. With last minute appeals for clemency sent to the Supreme Court over the case of Julius...

Who Killed Michael Farmer? – 1958 – Past Daily  Reference Room

Who Killed Michael Farmer? – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Who Killed Michael Farmer? – April 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While the latest series of random shootings in and around school campuses is relatively new, acts of senseless violence aren’t. In the 1950s, the problem...

A Day Called X – 1959 – Cold War Fear And Paranoia – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The Hidden Revolution – A Day Called X – March 18, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One thing was certain about the Cold War, there was no shortage of doomsday scenarios and no ceiling on the amount of...

Refugees Of the Cold War World – The Green Border With Edward R. Murrow – 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for AudioPlayer – CBS Radio – Unit One Production – The Green Border – May 8, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In the 1950s, as the Cold War raged, the war of words and the battle of persuasions was reaching fever-pitch. Beyond the almost...

Orchestrated Hell – December 3, 1943

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Edward R. Murrow – Special Report on Berlin Air Raid – December 3, 1943 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what has been considered one of the milestones in broadcast journalism, Edward R. Murrow reported his eyewitness account of...