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Edward R. Murrow (1908 - 1965)
US broadcast journalist & newscaster [more author details]
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Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.
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Edward R. Murrow
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
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Edward R. Murrow
Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.
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Edward R. Murrow
No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.
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Edward R. Murrow
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
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Edward R. Murrow
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
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Edward R. Murrow
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
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Edward R. Murrow
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
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Edward R. Murrow
We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven into an age of unreason if we dig deep into our history and remember we are not descended from fearful men.
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Edward R. Murrow
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained.
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Edward R. Murrow
No man can terrorize a whole nation unless we are all his accomplices.
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Edward R. Murrow, On Senator Joseph McCarthy, See It Now, March 7, 1954
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
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Edward R. Murrow, television broadcast, December 31, 1955

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