Activities, 1941 -- 1969


This series is part of Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1890 -- 1992

Series Overview

Title: Activities
Dates: 1941 -- 1969
Call Number: MS025.004
Size: 6.8 Cubic Feet, 20 Digital Object(s)

Description

This series contains files related to Murrow's professional activities. The series is further subdivided into the following subseries: albums, organizations, publications, scripts and speeches.

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collapse Albums 1948 -- 1959

Incomplete files for five of Murrow's Albums constitute this part. Those files for "I Can Hear It Now" and "Sir Winston Churchill" are the most complete and contain correspondence, memoranda, financial records, newsclippings and promotional material.
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MS025.004.001
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  I Can Hear It Now 1948 -- 1950

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  I Can Hear It Now 1950 -- 1959

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  I Can Hear It Now, Columbia Records 1948 -- 1951

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  Israel Album Project 1950 -- 1953

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  Edward R. Murrow - A Reporter Remembers, Vols. 1 & 2

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  Sir Winston Churchill 1955 -- 1957

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  This I Believe 1953

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collapse Organizations 1941 -- 1967

This part contains the files for 35 organizations with which Murrow was associated, either as a participant, member, or as an officer or member of the board of directors. The organizations are arranged in alphabetical order by title, with material in each file arranged in reverse chronological order. The types and quantity of material for each organization varies, but usually correspondence, memoranda, newsclippings, press releases, minutes, speeches, and printed matter are available. A listing of the organizations, with inclusive dates of the correspondence for each, is provided.
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MS025.004.002
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  Air Age Neighbor Movement 1941 -- 1950

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MS025.004.002.122.00516
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  American Fund for Czechoslovak Refugees 1958 -- 1959

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  Anne Frank Foundation 1958

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  Association of Radio/TV Analysts 1942 -- 1961

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MS025.004.002.122.00519
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  British Broadcasting Corporation 1947 -- 1960

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MS025.004.002.122.00520
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  Burning Tree Club 1950 -- 1959

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MS025.004.002.122.00521
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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1950 -- 1952

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MS025.004.002.123.00522a
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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1953

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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1954

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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1955

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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1955

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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1956

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  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1957 -- 1965

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  CBS Foundation, Board of Directors 1956 -- 1959

Microfilm Reel 47.
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MS025.004.002.124.00523
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  CBS Foundation, News and Public Affairs Fellowships 1957 -- 1959

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MS025.004.002.124.00524
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  The Century Association 1948 -- 1960

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MS025.004.002.125.00525
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  Clubs, miscellaneous 1948 -- 1961

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  Columbia Lecture Bureau 1949 -- 1951

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MS025.004.002.125.00527
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  Committee on Present Danger 1950 -- 1952

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  Council on Foreign Relations 1949 -- 1961

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  Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships 1953 -- 1960

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MS025.004.002.126.00530
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  Elmer Davies Foundation 1958 -- 1964

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MS025.004.002.126.00531
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  Federal Civil Defense Administration 1953 -- 1954

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MS025.004.002.126.00532
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  Ford Foundation, Board on Overseas Training & Research - Correspondence 1952 -- 1962

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MS025.004.002.127.00533
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  Ford Foundation, Board on Overseas Training & Research - Minutes 1952 -- 1956

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  Ford Foundation, Fellowships - Correspondence & Reports 1953 -- 1959

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  Ford Foundation, Fellowships - Correspondence & Reports 1953 -- 1959

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  Ford Foundation - Misc. Reports

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  Ford Foundation, Fourth TV Network 1962

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MS025.004.002.127.00535
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  Foster Parents' Plan 1947 -- 1959

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MS025.004.002.128.00536
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  Freedom House 1955 -- 1965

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  Fund for the Republic 1954 -- 1959

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  Overseas Press Club, Correspondence 1947 -- 1964

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  Overseas Press Club, Correspondents Fund 1947 -- 1957

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  Overseas Press Club, Memorial Building Fund 1952 -- 1955

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  Overseas News Agency 1950 -- 1951

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MS025.004.002.129.00542
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  Radio Free Europe 1950 -- 1955

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MS025.004.002.129.00543
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  Radio Television News Directors Association 1958 -- 1961

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MS025.004.002.129.00544
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  Franklin D. Roosevelt Association 1953 -- 1954

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  The Salk Institute 1959 -- 1964

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  Sigma Delta Chi 1952 -- 1953

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  United States National Commission for UNESCO 1947 -- 1949

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  United States National Student Association 1952 -- 1955

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MS025.004.002.129.00549
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  Voice of America 1960 -- 1967

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  Woodrow Wilson Foundation 1947 -- 1956

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MS025.004.002.129.00551
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collapse Publications 1941 -- 1969

These seven files relate to books, articles, and a foreword written by Edward R. Murrow, and include correspondence, newsclippings, book review clippings, promotional material and photographs, and in some cases the typescript of the articles and foreword. Number 556 contains a number of articles written by Murrow, 1948-1959.
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MS025.004.003
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collapse This is London 1941

Microfilm Reel 49.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Jacquin Book Store (Peoria, Ill.) 1941
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00001
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Jolen W. Graham and Co. (Spokane, Wash.) 1941

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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at KMOX CBS 1941

Display in main lobby of Mart Building at KMOX. Includes a KMOX letter from June 28, 1941 detailing their promotion efforts for the book.
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Brentano's Window, F Street, Washington, D. C. 1941

Caption on back: "This Is London was displayed across the front (shown) and down the side (starting where CBS mike is located). It's not photogenic, but it was an effective eye getter."
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00004
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Woodward and Lothrup Book Shop, Washington, D. C. 1941

Caption on back: "This was a feature table in the center of the book shop in Washington's leading dept. store. (They have no window space available to books.) Not co-featuring with Churchill's book, which is a Washington best-seller."
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00005
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Francis Scott Key Bookstore 1941

Caption on back: "By the time our photographer got around to snapping this table display, all but two of the books had been sold. Owner said sales were way ahead for that type of book."
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00006
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Lowman and Hanford store in Seattle 1941

KIRO.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00007
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at store in Dayton, Ohio. 1941
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at WJSV's window 1941

Caption on back: "This is WJSV's window display on the aide[sic] of the Earle Building at 13th and E, N.W. Window is smack on the corner, where traffic is always heavy. Display was up April 25 through May 8."
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" in street floor window by KTSA (San Antonio, TX) 1941

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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00010
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" on Newsreel marquee 1941

Marquee reads: "Ed. Murrow's 'This is England' / 1 HR. Show - Strikes and Riots."
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00011
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at El Paso Public Library 1941

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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at the Texas College of Mines Library 1941

Image warped. El Paso Photo Co. J. G. Gerlach, 504 N. Stanton St., Main 856.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00013
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at the White House Dept. Store's book department (El Paso, TX) 1941

Image warped. El Paso Photo. Co. J. G. Gerlach 504 N. Stanton Street, Main 856.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00014
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Fowler Bros. book store (Los Angeles, CA) 1941

Book store address on back: 414 6th St., Los Angeles. 5/12/1941.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00015
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" at Schwabacher-Frey (Los Angeles, CA) 1941

Address written on back: 736 S. Broadway, Los Angeles.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00016
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" on Newsreel marquee 1941

On marquee: "Strikes and Riots - 1 Hr. Show / 'This is England' - Ed. Murrow"
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00017
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  Display for Edward R. Murrow's "This is London" 1941

Display also promotes Edward R. Murrow's show "News of Europe" on WHIO. Duplicate exists.
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MS025.004.003.129.00552.00018
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  Colliers, "Preview of the War We Do Not Want" 1951 -- 1952

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  Counterattack 1952 -- 1954

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  See It Now 1957

Not on Microfilm. Folder is empty - see copy on bookshelves at Ginn.
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MS025.004.003.130.00553c
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  Prime Time, Alexander Kendrick 1969

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MS025.004.003.130.00553d
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  Foreword, "So Early in the Morning," by Jack Sterling 1959

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  In Search of Light, E. Bliss, Jr. - Book Reviews 1967

Microfilm Reel 49. See MS126 Edward Bliss Manuscript Collection, which houses Edward R. Murrow scripts and materials related to Bliss' creation of In Search of Light.
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MS025.004.003.130.00555
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  Articles by Edward R. Murrow 1948 -- 1949

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  Miscellaneous 1947

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  Public Relations Handouts, Safety
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  Yale Review 1947 -- 1950

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collapse Scripts 1947 -- 1960

These three small files contain scripts sent to Murrow and some miscellaneous scripts by Murrow and other newscasters. There is also a pilot for a Murrow television show.
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  Scripts Sent to Murrow 1953 -- 1960

Microfilm Reel 50. (December 1960) "The Von Rintelen Story" pilot scenario by Peter Stone; (August 1960) "Alert in the Pacific" pilot scenario by W.R. Lundgren; (February 1959) "The 'Y' Today and Our World Tomorrow" by Edger A. Schuler; (January 1959) "Operation Sunshine" master script; (n.d.) "program on deep space" by Jack Beck; (n.d.) Telephone service proposal from Dick Robinson; (December 1958) "Operation Sunshine."
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  Miscellaneous 1947 -- 1959

Microfilm Reel 50. (n.d.) Disaster on Main Street; (07/31/1947) BBC American Commentary; (July 1949) Eight minutes al ward; (12/30/1949) untitled; (12/26/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/25/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/24/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/23/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/21/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/19/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/18/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/17/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/16/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/15/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/12/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/11/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/10/1952) ERM with the News CBS Radio; (12/10/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/09/1952) Sevareid analysis; (12/08/1952) Sevareid analysis; (10/31/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (10/16/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (10/09/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (10/08/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (10/07/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (09/25/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS Radio from Baltimore; (07/31/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (07/30/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (07/02/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (07/02/1952) ERM with the News CBS Radio; (06/23/1952) Eric Sevareid, CBS; (12/11/1952) Compton Advertising transcripts and Lowell Thomas Radio Division; (01/12/1953) Formosa Film Script; (04/02/1959) Informational Conversation between Federal Chancellor Dr. Adenauer, ERM and Mr. Leiser; (07/29/1960) The World Tonight CBS Radio.
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  Murrow Television Show

Microfilm Reel 50. Proposal and budget analysis for movement of ERM and the News from radio to TV. Includes a partial, sample shooting script.
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MS025.004.004.131.00561
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collapse Speeches 1941 -- 1963

The speech files usually contain one or more drafts of a speech, the finished speech, and correspondence and clippings relating to the speech. Of particular note are Murrow's 1959 Granada Lecture, his speeches for the United States Information Agency, and a compilation (number 566) of his noteworthy speeches, 1941-61.
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MS025.004.005
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  Albert Einstein Commemorative Award 1957

Microfilm Reel 50. Albert Einstein Commemorative Award in the Humanities Acceptance.
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MS025.004.005.131.00562
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  Chicago, Radio and Television News Director's Convention 1958 -- 1959

Microfilm Reel 50. "Chicago Speech" The file also included correspondence between ERM and people supporting him and asking for copies of the speech.
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MS025.004.005.131.00563
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  Granada Lecture, "Television & Politics" 1959

Microfilm Reel 50. Guildhall, London. Speech in published form as well as working copy.
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MS025.004.005.132.00564
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  Speech Material 1956 -- 1958

Microfilm Reel 50.
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MS025.004.005.132.00565
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  Speeches, Noteworthy with Text 1941 -- 1961

Microfilm Reel 50. (12/02/1941) "In Honor of a Man and an Ideal" Three talks on Freedom: Archibald MacLeish, William Paley, Edward Murrow. CBS Dinner in honor of Murrow; (12/05/1946) "Stars in the Afternoon"; (02/06/1947) "World Wide Communication of Ideas" 4th National Conference of Public Relations Executives; (06/1947) "America as an Island" Smith College Commencement; (02/19/1953) Inauguration Speech - President Gallagher, New York City College; (04/25/1954) "Role of Public Opinion on the National Security Policy" U.S. Military Academy, West Point; (06/28/1954) Award Acceptance, Freedom House; (12/19/1955) Award Acceptance, Delta Phi Epsilon; (Fall 1956) Detroit; (04/13/1957) 50th Anniversary Observance - Commentary American Jewish Committee; (05/05/1957) Albert Einstein Commemorative Award in the Humanities Acceptance, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva Un.; (05/22/1957) Award Acceptance, American Academy of Arts and Letters; (06/08/1958) Commencement Address - Honorary Degree, Grinnell College; (10/1958) Award Acceptance, Freedom House; (10/15/1958) "Chicago Speech" Radio and Television News Directors Convention; (10/22/1958) Human Rights Award Acceptance, Joint Defense Appeal of American Jewish Committee; (06/04/1959) Commencement Address, The Buckley School; (10/14/1960) Commencement Address, Rochester University; (10/19/1959) "Television and Politics:, Granada Lecture, London; (01/21/1961) Murrow's Last Speech as Broadcaster, Radio-television Executives Society.
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  United States Information Agency 1961

Microfilm Reel 50. (03/14/1961) Statement by ERM at Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing regarding his nomination as Director, U.S. Information Agency; (05/01/1961) Murrow's first address as Director of USIA before the joint session of the House and Senate of the Missouri Legislature, Jefferson City, MO; (05/24/61) "Who Speaks for America?" speech before the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.; (05/27/1961) Statement by ERM at the First national Conference on Peaceful Uses of Space, Tulsa, OK; (06/09/1961) Text of Remarks by ERM at USIA Honor Awards Ceremony; (06/13/1961) "The Divided World" address before Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; (07/14/1961) Testimony of ERM before the Committee on Science and Astronautics of House of Representatives; (09/14/1961) "Improved Communications for Better Understanding" Address to Poor Richard Club, Philadelphia, PA; (09/30/1961) "Murrow Urges Steadiness in Time of Great Tension; (10/06/1961) "Murrow Hails Berlin Courage"; (11/13/1961) Address by ERM before the Public Relations Society of America, Houston, TX.
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  United States Information Agency 1962

Microfilm Reel 50. (02/10/1962) Address before the annual dinner of the Lincoln Group of D.C.; (02/15/1962) Address before the Arthur S. Flemming luncheon and awards ceremony, Washington, D.C.; (02/16/1962) Address before the Annual Meeting of the American Management Association, Chicago, IL; (02/16/1962) Address before the American Academy of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago, IL; (02/26/1962) Text of remarks at the VOA 20th Anniversary Ceremony; (03/02/1962) Address to the Conference of the National Association of Broadcasters, Washington, D.C.; (03/17/1962) Address before Columbia University Scholastic Press association, New York, NY; (04/05/1962) Address before the Annual Conference of the American Association of Industrial Editors, New York, NY; (04/23/1962) Anna Putterman Memorial Lecture by ERM, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA; (04/24/1962) Statement by ERM before the Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee and Subcommittee on Communications; (05/06/1962) Address before the Polish Constitution Day Celebration, Chicago, IL; (05/17/1962) Remarks before the Educational press Association, Washington, D.C.; (05/19/1962) Address at the National Newspaper Awards Dinner, Toronto, Canada; (06/03/1962) Text of Commencement Address at Washington State University, Pullman, WA; (06/13/1962) Address before the 21st Annual Conference of the International Council of Industrial Editors, Cleveland, OH; (09/23/1962) Convocation address Williams College, Williamstown, MA; (12/06/1962) Text of address at the Washington -Bangkok Sister City Celebration; (12/14/1962) Statement by ERM at press conference of U.S. book publishers Overseas Press Club, New York City.
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  United States Information Agency 1963

Microfilm Reel 50. (02/08/1963) Remarks at the dedication of the Voice of America's Relay Station, Greenville, NC; (02/11/1963) Address at the 23rd Annual Distinguished Service Award Banquet, Kinston Junior Chamber of Commerce, Kinston, NC; (03/05/1963) Statement before the Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives; (03/28/1963) Statement before the Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements of the Committee on Foreign Affairs House of Representatives; (04/05/1963) Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in support of The National Academy of Foreign Affairs (NAFA); (06/09/1963) Address at the East Carolina College Commencement, Greenville, NC; (06/14/1963) Extract from an address before the 72nd Annual Convention, General Federation of Women's Clubs, Milwaukee, WI; (06/19/1963) Address before 59th Annual Convention, Advertising Federation of America, Atlanta, GA; (07/01/1963) Address before National Education Association, Detroit, MI; (09/1963) Address at USIA's 7th Annual Honor Awards Ceremony; (09/26/1963) Address before the National Convention of the Federal Bar Association, Philadelphia, PA (Murrow last speech).
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  Q&A session following "In Honor of a Man and an Ideal" speech 1941-12-02

Original housing reads: Edward R. Murrow Q&A session following speech upon his return to U.S. from Europe 12-2:1941 (5 days before Pearl Harbor). Speech is not on this tape - only Q&A followed by Kate Smith singing "God Bless America." Running time 34:41. Unidentified location.
This Q&A session covers topics that include: whether the British Government is justified in refusing to undertake an offensive in Western Europe; Rudolph Hess; the "Far East situation"; British worries about hostile actions from the French Fleet; whether contagious disease is a problem in England; covering London via broadcast news versus cable service; the Churchill government; the food crisis in England; the British campaign in Libya; British and German intelligence; attitude of the British public toward American reluctance to send troops into Europe; the strength of the Soviet Union; Clarence Streit's Union Now proposal; and Ambassador John Winant and American diplomatic representation in London.
More material regarding "In Honor of a Man and an Ideal" in MS025.004.005.132.00566
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MS025.004.005.132.00570
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  "Wires and Lights" speech to Radio and Television News Directors Association 1958-10-15

In this speech to the Radio and Television News Directors Association, Murrow voices concerns regarding the impact of advertising on radio and television broadcasting.
More material regarding Murrow's speech to the RTNDA in MS025.004.005.132.00563
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MS025.004.005.132.00571
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