Papers, 1943-1985.


Papers, 1943-1985.

Papers of a prominent CBS news reporter and commentator. Included are personal and biographical files; professional and audience correspondence; speeches and writings; background material; and scripts for "Edward R. Murrow and the News," "WCBS-TV Views the Press," "Report to the West," and various "CBS Reports" specials such as "A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy," "Vietnam: How We Got In - Can We Get Out?," "A Timetable for Vietnam," and "Picasso is 90." Of special note are small files concerning his handling of the blacklisting issue while he was president of the New York local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, interviews with Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Harold MacMillan, and Helmut Schmidt; and information as part of his coverage of political elections on the use of computers in predicting results in 1952. A special Emmy Award for "WCBS-TV Views the Press" is also included.

5.0 c.f. (4 record center cartons, 2 archives boxes, 1 flat box); plusadditions of 84 photographs and9 transparencies.

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