Egbert Roscoe Murrow
|Also Known As:||"Edward Roscoe Murrow", "Edward R. Murrow"|
|Birthplace:||Guilford, North Carolina, United States|
|Death:||Died in Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States|
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About Edward R. Murrow
Edward Roscoe Murrow, KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States and Canada.
Fellow journalists Eric Sevareid, Ed Bliss and Alexander Kendrick considered Murrow one of journalism's greatest figures, noting his honesty and integrity in delivering the news.
A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of TV news reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.