Edward R. Murrow

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


13955. Edward R. Murrow. September 3, 1939. BBC Overseas Service origination, NBC aircheck. Sustaining. A BBC musical program is interrupted for news, starting forty five minutes after Prime Minister Chamberlain announced the declaration of war, other commentators (not identified) and reports are heard. London streets are normal, a description of Chamberlain's announcement in Parliament. See cat. #49565 for similar coverage that does not duplicate this recording. Edward R. Murrow. 18:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of continuing coverage.

25978. Edward R. Murrow. March 10, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. A report about British criticism of the outspoken U.S. ambassador, Joseph Kennedy. Edward R. Murrow. 7 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Part of a longer program.

45811. Edward R. Murrow. June 1, 1940. A summary of Winston Churchill's address to Commons about the defeat at Dunkirk. Edward R. Murrow. 5:48. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

25979. Edward R. Murrow. June 18, 1941. CBS net. A report from London about Turkish developments. Edward R. Murrow. 3:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of a longer program.

25980. Edward R. Murrow. July 3, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. A report from London about censorship conflicts within the British government. Edward R. Murrow. 2 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Part of a longer program.

25981. Edward R. Murrow. September 30, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Report on the war situation, plus a bitter denunciation of the Nazis by Jan Masaryk on the third anniversary of "Munich." Edward R. Murrow, Jan Masaryk. 6 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Part of a longer program.

25982. Edward R. Murrow. October 19, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Report on the war, includes the reading of a moving letter from an un-named woman, describing current conditions in Paris under the Nazis. Edward R. Murrow. 4 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Part of a longer program.

25983. Edward R. Murrow. November 9, 1941. CBS net. Sustaining. Murrow's last report from London before returning home on leave. The U.S. would be at war when he returned. A moving remembrance of his impressions of London at war. Edward R. Murrow. 6 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of a longer program.

45876. Edward R. Murrow. June 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. Battle news from the fronts in France, a U. S. Navy spokesman tells how the Navy is fighting the war. A report on the new German "buzzing Bombs." Fielden Farrington reports from New York with late headlines. Edward R. Murrow, Fielden Farrington. 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

14395. Edward R. Murrow. September 17, 1944. CBS net. Sustaining. A report from London after a paratroop invasion of Holland. Recordings made in the jump plane. Unedited recordings, includes talkup and talkdown. Edward R. Murrow. 15:40. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave audio. Complete.

83963. Edward R. Murrow. January 19, 1945. KIRO, Seattle. Sustaining. Vacationing in Seattle, Murrow is interviewed by Norman Runyon about news-gathering in Europe during the war. He describes the use of film recorders and wire recordings. He has high praise for the Air Force ground crews. Edward R. Murrow, Norman Runyon. 13:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

75980. Edward R. Murrow. April 15, 1945. Pool feed. Sustaining. A report from London. Graphic descriptions of his visit to Buchenwald Concentration camp. Edward R. Murrow. 10:21. Audio condition: Excellent shortwave. Part of a longer program.

92690. Edward R. Murrow. February 21, 1950. CBS net. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Campbell's Pork and Beans. Lead story: the United States has broken off diplomatic relations with Bulgaria. The coal miners continue their strike. Ed Murrow discusses, "What might happen to British foreign policy after the election." His report ends suddenly (a possible tape breakage) and Larry LeSueur fills with news bulletins. Edward R. Murrow (from London), The Andrews Sisters (commercial spokesmen), Larry LeSueur (in New York), Bob Dixon (announcer). 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

92691. Edward R. Murrow. March 2, 1950. CBS net. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Campbell's Pork and Beans. Lead story: the coal miner's are jubilant; their union has been found innocent of contempt charges. The coal strike continues. Ed Murrow "sums up his conclusions about Great Britain." Edward R. Murrow (from London), The Andrews Sisters (commercial spokesmen), Bob Dixon (announcer), Larry LeSueur (in New York). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

92692. Edward R. Murrow. January 17, 1951. CBS net. Sponsored by: Hamms Beer. Lead story: Communist China has rejected the United Nations peace plan and have offered their own plan. Things are quiet in Korea. Edward R. Murrow, Larry Alexander (announcer). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

92693. Edward R. Murrow. February 14, 1951. CBS net. Sponsored by: Hamms Beer. Lead story: We're still moving aheasd in central Korea. Our forces are reported within 35 miles of the 38th parallel. Edward R. Murrow, Larry Alexander (announcer). 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

111443. Edward R. Murrow. June 19, 1958. CBS net. Murrow interviews Bertrand Russell. The final 6:28 of the program. Edward R. Murrow, Bertrand Russell. 6:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

64630. Edward R. Murrow. March 2, 1962. An address to the National Association Of Broadcasters (not for broadcast). As head of the U. S. Information Agency, Murrow assesses the world situation. Edward R. Murrow. 19:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 18 programs.