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The Murrow boys

pioneers on the front lines of broadcast journalism

by Stanley Cloud

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Radio journalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Radio journalism -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [418]-421) and index.

      StatementStanley Cloud and Lynne Olson.
      ContributionsOlson, Lynne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4871 .C56 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 445 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL808204M
      ISBN 100395680840
      LC Control Number95044939

      The Murrow Boys: The Fleeting Glory of Broadcast Journalism Stanley Cloud, Author, Lynne Clson, Author, Lynne Olson, With Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (p) ISBN . The Murrow boys and, of course, Ed Murrow himself, were one-of-a kind and Lynne Olson's narrative of them and the times was very fascinating and readable, especially for those who like that subject matter. Current-day television news will never have the flavor and courage to /5().

      The Murrow Boys: Pioneers in the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism eBook: Lynne Olson, Stanley Cloud: cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: Kindle StoreReviews: 5. Stanley Cloud's book "The Murrow Boys" tells the story of Murrow, his proteges, and the rise and fall of broadcast journalism. (Conspicuously absent from this list is Water Cronkite. Per Cloud, Murrow and Cronkite hated each other, and that's the way it was.).

      were the murrow boys warmongers? 7 Downloaded by [Iowa State University] at 13 February As was the case in many instances, on September 27, , the report from BerlinAuthor: Raluca Cozma. Lynne Olson, former White House correspondent for The Sun (Baltimore), is the author of many books, including Freedom's Daughters, and co-author, with her husband, Stanley Cloud, of A Question of Honor and The Murrow Boys. She lives in Washington, D.C.


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It tells the swashbuckling tale of Edward R. Murrow and his legendary band Cited by: Oct 10,  · The Murrow boys and, of course, Ed Murrow himself, were one-of-a kind and Lynne Olson's narrative of them and the times was very fascinating and readable, especially for those who like that subject matter.

Current-day television news will never have the flavor and courage to report what the Murrow Boys did. How sad/5(). The individuals most often cited as Murrow Boys are those who worked for and with him covering the war for the CBS Radio Network.

Many of his World War II recruits came from the United Press news agency, and several lacked radio experience. Their story is the subject of the book The Murrow Boys, by Stanley Cloud and Lynne Olson.

The Murrow Boys were a hotshot cadre of plucky young globetrotting CBS radio news correspondents created and supervised by the mesmeric Bogart-like newsman, Edward R. Murrow; who as cohorts smoked, drank, bluffed, blustered and whored their way across the battlefield theatres of World War II/5.

They had to contend constantly with attempts at censorship. Despite their travails, the Murrow Boys enjoyed commercial success: Some wrote well-received books (Shirer's Berlin Diary, Smith's Last Train From Berlin), and some became celebrities in their own right, a portent of the media stars of later years.

The Murrow Boys is the first book to tell the collective story of the talented and spirited correspondents who, under Murrow's direction, formed CBS's pioneering World War II team.

They were intellectuals and wordsmiths first, whose astute reporting and analysis were like nothing The Murrow boys book on the air. These ten men and one woman - including such familiar names as Eric Sevareid, Charles Collingwood. Edward Roscoe Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, – April 27, ) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.

He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of cinemavog-legrauduroi.com the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow cinemavog-legrauduroi.com mater: Washington State University.

Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front book by Lynne Olson. Publishers Weekly described The Murrow Boys as a lively, colloquial history of broadcast journalism that is so exciting one's impulse is to read it in a single Free shipping over $Cited by: May 28,  · At first blush, this book by a husband-and-wife team of journalists may seem an oft-told tale, a further deifying of CBS News' Edward R.

Murrow Author: Stanley Cloud. Core to the endeavor was a group later identified as the 'Murrow Boys' and which included one woman, Mary Marvin Breckinridge. They were a small number of erudite correspondents that Murrow, based in London, assembled before and during the war.

Most came to be close family friends and remained professional colleagues throughout Murrow's life. The Murrow Boys after the War. Reporting about World War II made Murrow's crew famous. After the war, Murrow would do much to help and support his 'Boys.' During his short stint as CBS Vice-President for News and Public Affairs,he arranged top positions for those Murrow Boys still with CBS at the end of the war.

This included. Complete summary of Stanley Cloud, Lynne Olson's The Murrow Boys. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Murrow Boys. Aug 06,  · Tag Archives: murrow boys Elizabeth “Betty” Wason, pioneering journalist and Hoosier cook book author. Posted on August 6, by indianastatelibrary “I was young and wanted to see the world.

I had no money, so I decided I would become a journalist.” – Betty Wason. The individuals most often cited as Murrow Boys are those who worked for and with him covering the war for the CBS Radio Network.

Many of his World War II recruits came from the United Press news agency, and several lacked radio experience. [2] Their story is the subject of the book The Murrow Boys, by Stanley Cloud and Lynne Olson.

Jun 21,  · Murrow's main recruiting ground for his boys was the United Press, the chintziest of the wire services in everything but courageous reporters. Dec 18,  · Richard C.

Hottelet, who covered the D-Day invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge for CBS and became the last survivor of the “Murrow Boys,” the. The Murrow Boys Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism (Book): Cloud, Stanley: The Murrow Boys is the first book to tell the collective story of the talented and spirited correspondents who, under Murrow's direction, formed CBS's pioneering World War II team.

They were intellectuals and wordsmiths first, whose astute reporting and analysis were like nothing else on the air. Jan 01,  · Citizens of London is a very readable and enlightening account of WWII London, focusing on the lives of three Americans living there and experiencing the horrors and conviviality of this city.

Edward R. Morrow, head of CBS news, John Gilbert Winant, ambassador to Britain, and W. Averell Harriman, administrator of Lend-Lease/5. May 12,  · The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism.

By Stanley Cloud and Lynne Olson. This is an excellent book on many levels. The husband-and-wife team of Cloud (former Washington bureau chief for Time) and Olson (former Moscow correspondent for Associated Press) pierce the smog of time to recall The Murrow Boys.

They were broadcast journalists who both 5/5. Nov 28,  · The son of Jewish immigrants, war correspondent Cecil Brown () was a member of CBS' esteemed Murrow Boys.

Expelled from Italy and Singapore for reporting the facts, he witnessed the Nazi invasion of Yugoslavia and the war in North Africa, and Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. Oct 14,  · Bob Edwards used this quote in the introduction to his book Edward R.

Murrow and the Birth of which is a dynamic trait as evidenced by the loyalty of “Murrow Boys.” It is these words.Sep 10,  · Murrow and Shirer formed the core of the Murrow Boys and laid much of the foundation for what was to come. Their story was an entertaining one to read, even if it ultimately became a sad one.

The book details how Murrow and Shirer, through sheer audacity and force of will, forced CBS to take the job of broadcasting the news seriously.Sep 15,  · The son of Jewish immigrants, war correspondent Cecil Brown (–) was a member of CBS’ esteemed Murrow Boys.

Expelled from Italy and Singapore for reporting the facts, he witnessed the Nazi invasion of Yugoslavia and the war in North Africa, and survived the sinking of the British battleship HMS Repulse by a Japanese submarine. Back in the U.S., he became an influential .