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Subject:

Re: Edward R. Murrow "Hear It Now" shows

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Robert Reilly <[log in to unmask]>

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Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

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Sat, 2 Aug 2008 20:48:05 -0400

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I too would be interested in anything by Edward R. Murrow as he was a 
Pawling, NY resident for many years. I would like to have these digital 
files for the Historical Society.

Cheers,

Bob Reilly

Tom Fine wrote:
> It's time again for my annual drag-netting for more episodes in the 
> Murrow/CBS News "Hear It Now" radio series. This series, probably the 
> original weekly news-magazine show, aired from December 1950 through 
> June 1951.
>
> For some background of the program, hear Fred Friendly's testimony 
> before the FCC, in segment 2 of the May 19, 2005 show here:
> http://www.albany.edu/talkinghistory/arch2005jan-june.html
>
> I have five out of the 28 or so shows in my OTR collection and am 
> always eager to get more. OTR collectors, if you have some shows, 
> let's swap. I've found that there is much less saved news/information 
> programming in the private OTR collections than zillions of copies of 
> the same somewhat dated dramas and comedies. It's too bad because the 
> old school of electronic journalism runs rings around today's 
> amateurish shout-fests and of coure wipes the floor with the 
> myth-laden "blogosphere."
>
> "Hear It Now" in particular was amazing for its time -- audio 
> collected from all over the world and long-format features from such 
> diverse places as the Big Apple Circus, Hollywood and the Korean War 
> front. The sources varied from short-wave pull-downs to wire 
> recordings to telephone transmissions to field optical and disk 
> recorders and even some tape and the shows were assembled and edited 
> in that newfangled format of magnetic tape.
>
> Note that this is completely different from the 3 "I Can Hear It Now" 
> LP records. This show was called "Hear It Now," was produced by CBS 
> News and was aired on CBS stations from mid-December 1950 through June 
> 1951.
>
> So, OTR fans, please check your collections and see if we have some 
> swap-bait.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
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>

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