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The Murrow boys
Summer 2012
In 1913 Ethel and Roscoe Murrow moved their family from their small farm in North Carolina to the Puget Sound community of Blanchard hoping to find a better living for themselves and their three sons. The worldwide fame of their youngest, Ed...
Categories: Alumni, Washington state history
Tags: Edward R. Murrow, Skagit Valley, Family

Murrow's door
Winter 2008
First came the doorknob.The workers in the office of Washington State University's school of communication didn't know what to expect when the first of two shipments arrived from New York last spring. But they opened the box, took out the old door...
Categories: Communication
Tags: Edward R. Murrow

Where Have You Gone, Edward R. Murrow?
Fall 2005
Edward R. Murrow '30 broadcasted reports from a London rooftop during the Blitz. He confronted Joseph McCarthy on national television. And he admitted "an abiding fear regarding what . . .[radio and TV] are doing to our society, and our heritage."
Categories: WSU history, Media, Communication
Tags: Edward R. Murrow, Journalism, Radio, Broadcasting

Broadcasting as public service: Peter Jennings refreshes the Murrow vision
Fall 2004
What would veteran newsman Peter Jennings tell students seeking a career in broadcasting today?His wife posed the question to him when they were in Pullman for Washington State University's 30th Edward R. Murrow Symposium April 14. The answer came...
Categories: Media, Communication
Tags: Public service, Edward R. Murrow, Broadcasting