Murrow is the biography of America’s foremost broadcast journalist, Edward R. Murrow. At twenty-nine, he was the prototype of a species new to communicationsan eyewitness to history with power to reach millions. His wartime radio reports from London rooftops brought the world into American homes for the first time. His legendary television documentary See It Now exposed us to the scandals and injustices within our own country. Friend of Presidents, conscience of the people, Murrow remained an enigmaidealistic, creative, self-destructive. In this portrait, based on twelve years of research, A. M. Sperber reveals the complexity and achievements of a man whose voice, intelligence, and honesty inspired a nation during its most profound and vulnerable times.
About the Author
A. M. Serber 1935-1994 also co-authored Bogart, with Eric Lax.