Annotated Bibliography

You here find a partial bibliography of primary and secondary sources consulted in writing the eight exhibit essays in addition to using The Edward R. Murrow Papers, ca 1913-1985, at the Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA, and the Edward R. Murrow and Janet Brewster Murrow Papers, The Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, MA, USA. See also: Joseph E. Persico Papers and Edward Bliss Jr. Papers both at DCA.

Barnow, Erik. The Golden Web: A History of Broadcasting in the United States, Volume II - 1933-1953. (Oxford University Press: New York 1969).

Bederson, Benjamin. "In Appreciation: Fritz Reich and the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars," Physics in Perspective 7 (2005), 453-472.

Bernstein Mark & Alex Lubertozzi. World War II on the Air: Edward R. Murrow and the Broadcasts that riveted a Nation. (Sourcebooks, Inc.: Naperville, Ill. 2003).

In Search of Light: The Broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow 1938-1961. Introduction and edited by Bliss, Edward Jr. (Alfred A. Knopf: New York 1967).

Breckinridge (Patterson), Mary Marvin. Radio Scripts by Mary Marvin Breckinridge 1939-1940 for the World News Roundup Programs of the Columbia Broadcasting System and 'Talk to Professor Higgins' Graduate Class: Broadcasting from Europe to America 1939-1940 at the School of Journalism of Boston University, Wednesday, December 1, 1976.

Breckinridge, Mary Marvin. The Forgotten Frontier, a 1931 documentary film about the Frontier Nursing Service (Carousel Film & Video 1931)

Breckinridge, Mary Marvin, see also: Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During World War II, Library of Congress online exhibit,

In memory of Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, (no author) Frontier Nursing Service Quarterly Bulletin, Winter 2003.

Briggs, Asa. The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, all volumes (Oxford University Press: Oxford).

Burton, Paulu. British Broadcasting: Radio and Television in the United Kingdom (University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 1956).

Cloud Stanley and Lynne Olson. The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism (Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston 1996).

Connelly, Mark and David Welch. War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003. (I. B. Tauris: London, 2005).

Current Biography, vol.3, February 1942 (Wilson Company: New York), no. 2, p. 37-39.

Dizard, Wilson P. Jr.. Inventing Public Diplomacy: The Story of the U.S. Information Agency. (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004).

Filardo, Meyer Peter. "The Counterattack research files on American Communism, Tamiment Institute Library, New York University - weekly anti-Communism newsletter published by American Business Consultants, Inc., 1947-1968," Labor History, May, 1998.

"FIND," January 8 1940, Times Magazine, article on Raymond Gram Swing,,9171,763171,00.html (accessed March 1, 2008.) See also:

German and Jewish Intellectual Émigre Collection - Finding Aid for the Walter Maria Kotschnig Papers, 1923-1984 (GER-053), M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives University Libraries / University at Albany / State University of New York
Home page of the Institute of International Education,

"Great Britain Honors 1,277 Americans for Wartime Aid to Empire and Allies (UP)," The New York Times, July 15 1946.

Ida Louise Anderson Papers, 1921-1970, Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Pullman, Washington.

Ida Lou Anderson: A Memorial (The State College of Washington: 1941). This book contains a short biographical note about Ms. Anderson and memories by family members and students, Murrow's included. Murrow also contributed financially to its printing. The Edward R. Murrow Room, Tufts University, contains three copies of this book.

Inventory of the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars Records, 1933-1945, Finding Aid, New York Public Library.

Kendrick, Alexander. Prime Times: The Life of Edward R. Murrow. (Little, Brown and Company: Boston 1969).

Kotschnig, Walter M. Unemployment in the Learned Professions: An International Study of Occupational and Educational Planning. (Oxford University Press: London 1937).

Kotschnig, Walter M. Slaves Need No Leaders: An Answer to the Fascist Challenge to Education. (Oxford University Press: London 1943).

Landry, Robert J. "Edward R. Murrow," Scribner's Magazine, vol. 104, no. 6, Dec. 1938.

Laurence Duggan 1905-1948: In Memoriam. (The Overbrook Press: Stamford Conn. 1949)

Maechling, Charles. Camelot. Robert Kennedy, and Counter-Insurgency: A Memoir, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Summer 1999, p. 438-458.

McLeod, Elizabeth. Max Jordan – NBC's Forgotten Pioneer,

Miall, Leonard. "Obituary: Janet Murrow," Independent, The (London). Dec 23, 1998 (online).

The Helen Paull Kirkpatrick Papers are at the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA, see

Murrow, Edward R. "Transatlantic Broadcasting," BBC Year Book, 1st proof, stamped December 10, 1942, part of The Edward R. Murrow Papers, ca 1913-1985, DCA; eventually published in BBC Year Book 1943 (Jarrold & Sons, Ltd., Norwich & Lolndon), "Transatlantic Broadcasting," p. 82-86.

For some of Murrow's writings see for example:

See it Now, edited by Murrow, Edward R. and Fred W. (Simon and Schuster: New York 1955)

Foreword to Education and Freedom by H. G. Rickover, Vice Admiral, USN. (E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: New York 1959).

Collaborator for: Shotwell, James T. Channels of International Cooperation: A preliminary draft of A survey of the study of international relations in the United States (1933). Authors include: James Thomson Shotwell; George Augustus Finch; Edith E Ware; A Curtis Wilgus; Edward R Murrow; Heber Reece Harper; Alice S Cheyney; Carol Riegelman; Grover Clark. Confidential proof for members of the Committee on Problems and Policy of the Social Science Research Council and of the American National Committee on International Cooperation. Collaborators include: George A. Finch, Edith E. Ware, A. Curtis Wilgus, Edward R. Murrow, Heber Harper, Alice Cheyney, Carol Riegelman. Edited by Grover Clark.
Corp Author(s): American National Committee on International Intellectual Cooperation. ; Social Science Research Council (U.S.) 1933. Published in revised form as: The study of international relations in the United States : survey for 1934 / edited by Edith W. Ware. New York : Columbia University Press, 1934.

Murrow, Janet Brewster: I have been unable to locate the earliest Janet Murrow broadcasts. The finding aid to Sub-group 2, Series A: Janet Brewster Murrow Papers, Correspondence 1929-1965, in Edward R. Murrow and Janet Brewster Murrow Papers, Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections, includes a detailed, excellent summary of Janet's papers, her activities, and life. The Mount Holyoke Archives also has Janet's broadcast scripts "The Bundles Reach Britain" (June 22, 1941), "Bundles for Britain Program" (1942), an untitled script about Christmas in England (December 12, 1943), untitled scripts about the V-bombs (July 9 1944), "Farm and Factory in Southern New England" (October 26, 1944), and an untitled broadcast script describing the first peacetime Christmas after the war (December 22, 1945). The papers also contain typescripts of what appears to have been lectures or speeches but might also have been used for broadcasts.

Murrow, Janet Brewster. One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Records, (Mount Holyoke College: 1961-1966).

Murrow, Janet Brewster. The Lake Forest Branch of Bundles for Britain presents Mrs. Edward Murrow , Deerpath Theatre, Lake Forest, Thursday, November 13, 1941, 8:45 p.m. 1941, (Lake Forest Ill.: English Book 1941). This is a program booklet for a benefit held to support Bundles for Britain. The benefit program consisted of "Information please" a motion picture short, Mrs. Edward R. Murrow, London representative of Bundles for Britain, and "Blackout" the United Artists picture starring Conrad Veidt and Valerie Hobson. The booklet includes information on the Lake Forest Branch of Bundles for Britain.

Obituary, "Janet Brewster Murrow, 88, Radio Broadcaster," The New York Times, Dec 22, 1998 (online).

Persico, Joseph E. Edward R. Murrow: An American Original (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1988).

"Refugee Scholars," Time, Aug. 19, 1940 (online version).

The Rockefeller Foundation's Refugee Scholar Program: Emergency Program, 1940-1945, Rockefeller Foundation Archives Collections,

Sevareid, Eric, Not So Wild a Dream, (Knopf: New York 1946). The Edward R. Murrow Papers, ca 1913-1985, DCA, include a first edition of this work. The dedication by Eric Sevareid reads: " For Ed, In memory of many things, Eric."

Shirer, William L. Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 (Alfred A. Knopf: New York 1940). Also William L. Shirer, 1904-1993, We Bring History to Life,

Sperber, A. M. Murrow: His Life and Times (Freundlich Books: New York, 1969).

State College of Washington Year Book, 1926-1930.

Weinstein, Allen and Alexander Vassiliev. The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America - the Stalin Era (Random House: New York 1999).

Wersheba, Joseph. The Senator and the Broadcaster: An intimate history of the most famous program in television history: Edward R. Murrow's 'See it Now' documentary on Joe McCarthy, November 1953 - March 1954, The Edward R. Murrow Papers, ca 1913-1985, DCA.

Who's Who in America, vol. 31, 1960-1961.