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Record: Edward R. Murrow Collection—Harvest of Shame


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Edward R. Murrow Collection—Harvest of Shame

Video Call Number: Part Number: Location:
DVD 78 4 Biddle Law Library

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Docurama

Year: Running Time: Format:
2005 1:40 DVD

Summary:

Legendary journalist Edward R. Murrow is undoubtedly the first hero in the history of American broadcasting, a distinguished reporter who forever set the industry gold standard through his unparalleled courage, integrity and newsgathering excellence. From his electrifying WWII frontline coverage to his once-in-a-lifetime interviews with such prominent 20th century icons as John F. Kennedy, Louis Armstrong and Fidel Castro, Murrow truly understood the spellbinding beauty and power of the spoken word. Without question, television will forever be indebted to his unique contributions. THE EDWARD R. MURROW COLLECTION is a 4-DVD sets that chronicles and explores the groundbreaking career of this beloved commentator, hosted by some of Murrows celebrated disciples, including Walter Cronkite, Mike Wallace and Dan Rather. HARVEST OF SHAME Richly photographed and arrestingly poignant, Murrows indispensable exposé on the plight of migrant farm workers is among the most famous television documentaries of all time, and led to permanent changes in the laws protecting workers rights.

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