SEE IT NOW: COMMUNISM: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL (TV)

Summary

One in this series of current events documentary programs, hosted by Edward R. Murrow. In this program, Murrow reports on communism. The first part of the program has Alfred M. Gruenther, commanderin chief of NATO, discussing the international situation. The Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Chicago is featured next, who discusses the necessity of curbing the excesses of anticommunism now present in America. In the last section of the broadcast Edward R. Murrow refutes the accusations made against him by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy on the previous week's "See It Now" program.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: April 13, 1954 Tuesday 6:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0155
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Communism - 1954
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1951-1958
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CREDITS

    • Edward R. Murrow … Producer, Editor, Host
    • Fred W. Friendly … Producer, Editor
    • Joseph R. McCarthy
    • Alfred M. Gruenther