Written and directed by George Clooney, who also has a role in the movie, this tackles a challenging subject -the determination of CBS journalist Edward Murrow
to expose the exploitation of Cold War paranoia by Senator Joseph McCarthy.
This year Charles Osgood will join the ranks of President Reagan, Edward Murrow
, Bob Hope, Walter Cronkite, Oprah Winfrey and others, who've been recognized with the NAB Distinguished Service Award in past years.
Ironically, the network celebrated its 75th anniversary last weekend with a three-hour special that included a tribute to former CBS greats such as Edward Murrow
, Douglas Edwards and Walter Cronkite - courageous journalists who understood what fairness and accuracy are really about and who had no fear of controversy.
National Press Club, Edward Murrow
Room (529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045)
Question: In the movie, "Good Night, and Good Luck," in which TV journalist Edward Murrow
takes on communist black-lister Sen.
NAR's smart growth media briefing will be in the Edward Murrow
Room of the National Press Club, March 16 at 12 noon.