Edward R. Murrow Rank
About Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow was a celebrated American CBS broadcaster and producer famed for his news reports from several locations in Europe during World War II and for his television show See It Now, which was instrumental in ruining the political career of U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest figures in journalism.
He was the youngest of three sons born to Ethel and Roscoe Conklin Murrow. In 1935, he got married to Janet Huntington Brewster. The marriage produced their first and only child Charles Casey in 1945. He and Janet remained married until his death in 1965.
In 1964, he received America's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was made an honorary British knight in 1965 by Queen Elizabeth. In 1984, he was honored with a posthumous induction into the Television Hall of Fame.
Edward R. Murrow Rank
Edward R. Murrow Photo Gallery
Famous quotes by Edward R. Murrow
A satellite has no conscience.Edward R. Murrow
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.Edward R. Murrow
The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.Edward R. Murrow
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.Edward R. Murrow
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.Edward R. Murrow
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow's Popularity
Edward R. Murrow was a famous American journalist, who was born on April 25, 1908. As a person born on this date, Edward R. Murrow is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 25) and the 22nd most popular for the year (1908).
People born on April 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Edward R. Murrow is the 1197th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Edward R. Murrow's birthday, Edward R. Murrow is the 7572nd most famous American.
In general, Edward R. Murrow ranks as the 12648th most popular famous person, and the 67th most popular journalist of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.