Edward R. Murrow

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Edward R. Murrow (Egbert Roscoe Murrow) (April 24, 1908-April 27, 1965) an American broadcast journalist.[1]

Support for Robert Oppenheimer

Robert Oppenheimer was a Communist-supporter who was accused but not charged of acting as an espionage agent for the Soviet Union. In 1955 the Ford Foundation's Fund for the Republic financed an hour-long interview between the Columbia Broadcasting System's Edward R. Murrow and Robert Oppenheimer. Hundreds of reproductions of the interview were made for free distribution to collegiate and civic groups. The interview was a deliberately contrived whitewash of Oppenheimer, who emerged from the propaganda effort as a much-maligned and abused innocent victim of vicious and narrow-minded reactionaries.

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