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7pm–“We Cannot Escape Responsibility” The broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow during the McCarthy era of the 1950’s. How does it matter today?

December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ed Murrow, already a renowned radio and television broadcaster, confronted Senator Joseph McCarthy in a series of broadcasts in 1953 and ’54. McCarthy had been challenging the government and destroying careers, using Senate hearings and often-fabricated information. Murrow used his influence to broadcast an indictment of McCarthy, using some of the Senator’s own words and […]

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