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Edward R.Murrow -The 1st Radio & TV News Superstar



philkonPhilkon on 10/10/2005

EdwardRMurrowThe1stRadioampTVNewsSuperstar Photo Edward R. Murrow was the first newscaster to achieve the status of superstardom for his work in radio and television. Words such as distinguished, renown, seminal, groud-breaker, icon, mentor and legend have all been used to describe him.

In 2005, a biography of his life came out as a movie. Let's see how much you know about this touchstone of broadcasting.

The picture to the right shows Murrow in a common pose. It is also a clue to the answer to question #10.
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Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging
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ricko
Ricko  (Level: 37.8)
Fri, 14th May '10 2:05 AM

The Battle of Britain was in 1940, not 1939! Question #2 is invalid.







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