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  • Broadcast newsman Murray Fromson looks back at storied career

    5 days ago

    As a young child growing up in the Bronx, N.Y., Murray Fromson admired Edward R. Murrow’s reports from London during World War II.

    “I was enamored of him,” Fromson said. “I’d go to sleep with a pencil under my pillow, pretending it was a microphone.”

    Not only did Fromson...

  • Ed Murrow:  What’s in a Name?

    By Edward Rampell

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On April 27, 1965, my father told me, "The man you were named after died today."

    I was stunned: "Who was it?"

    My dad, a Brooklyn teacher who'd belonged to a black-listed group and had refused to sign a loyalty oath, replied, "Edward R. Murrow."

    "Who?" I asked.

    "Good Night, and Good...

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