PERSON TO PERSON {DAVID SARNOFF; GEORGE HUMPHREY} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of live interview programs. In this edition, host Edward R. Murrow visits with Gen. David Sarnoff, chairman of the board of RCA. Sarnoff discusses his career in broadcasting, starting with his job as messenger boy. He speaks of his association with Guglielmo Marconi and shows the telegraph key which he used to send news of the Titanic disaster to America. The visit ends with a tour of the Sarnoff home. Murrow's other guest is Secretary of the Treasury, George Humphrey, who speaks about his evaluation of America's fiscal position. Includes commercials.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: March 12, 1954 Friday 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:23
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0333
  • GENRE: Talk/Interviews
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Biography
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1961
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - American Oil Company

Credits

  • John A. Aaron … Producer
  • Jesse Zousmer … Producer
  • Edward R. Murrow … Host, Interviewer
  • David Sarnoff … Guest
  • George Humphrey … Guest
  • Guglielmo Marconi