Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1890 -- 1992

This collection has:

167.24 Linear Feet
151 oversize boxes, 144 letter size document boxes, 23 record cartons, 1 half letter size document box, 1 half legal size document box, 1 poster tube, 2 oversized folders, and 2 volumes.
1 Artifact(s)
41 Audiovisual Object(s)
931 Digital Object(s)

Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) was a prominent CBS broadcaster during the formative years of American radio and television news programs. Stationed in London for CBS Radio from 1937 to 1946, Murrow assembled a group of erudite correspondents who came to be known as the "Murrow Boys" and included one woman, Mary Marvin Breckinridge. Murrow's and their broadcasts from London, Europe, Africa, and Asia before and during World War II set the standard for US foreign news broadcasting. They also helped shape the public's view of a war that Americans were at first reluctant to be drawn into.

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