Edward R. Murrow: The McCarthy Years

Edward R. Murrow: The McCarthy Years


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Edward R. Murrow: The McCarthy Years

Edward R. Murrow, in his career as a journalist, set high standards of integrity and truthfulness that even today are difficult to match. Perhaps these qualities were most evident during the Red Scare when a man named Joseph McCarthy waved an alarmist flag and kept a nation petrified. Almost no one would stand up to the misanthropic senator until Murrow did, exposing McCarthy for the propagandist he truly was.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/31/2005
UPC: 0767685971734
Original Release: 1991
Rating: NR
Source: New Video Group
Time: 1:54:00

Special Features

Murrow biography; Timeline of events; Interactive menus; Scene selection

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. An Epidemic of Fear [11:29]
2. A Family in Defense [9:54]
3. Hearing Transcipt [5:30]
4. In His Own Words [11:02]
5. Press Commentary [10:59]
6. Shakespearean Drama [15:51]
7. Passing the Buck [9:25]
8. To Face Your Assassin [3:29]
9. Value of Character [26:43]
10. Guilty by Association [6:31]
11. The Fall Downward [1:25]
12. Credits [1:18]

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