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Edward R. Murrow Letter, 1953 April 1

 File — Box: 4265.001, Folder: 41

Scope and Contents

Edward R. Murrow was an American reporter sent overseas by CBS during World War II--a tour of journalism that made his name a household word back home. After his return to the states, Murrow, along with Fred Friendly, produced a radio news show called Hear It Now before later translating the program to television, where it became See It Now.
Scope and Contents This file contains Edward R. Murrow's note of thanks for a recent letter of interest from a radio program listener, Miss Marian Speiden of Louisville, Kentucky. The letter is typewritten on Murrow's letterhead and includes his signature.


  • 1953 April 1

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

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From the Collection: 3.8 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.2541

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266