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Edward R. Murrow

Edward R. MurrowAKA Egbert Roscoe Murrow

Born: 25-Apr-1908
Birthplace: Polecat Creek, NC
Died: 27-Apr-1965
Location of death: Pawling, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The epitome of broadcast journalism

Military service: US Naval Reserve

Father: Roscoe Murrow
Mother: Ethel Murrow
Brother: Dewey
Brother: Lacey
Wife: Janet Huntington Brewster (m. 27-Oct-1934, 1 son)
Son: Charles Casey Murrow
Girlfriend: Pamela Harriman (broken engagement)

    High School: Edison, WA
    University: Stanford University
    University: University of Washington
    University: BA Speech, Washington State College (1930)

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dutch Treat Club (1948-49)
    Ford Foundation
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Kappa Sigma Fraternity
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Emmy 9 times
    Polk Award Special Award 1952
    Polk Award Special Award 1951
    Radio Hall of Fame
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 14-Sep-1964
    Officer of the British Empire honorary
    Parodied As A Muppet Edward R. Hero
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Sink the Bismarck! (11-Feb-1960) · Himself
    Around the World in Eighty Days (17-Oct-1956) · Narrator


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