American Masters

  • 1986
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Ball, Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish and Leonard Bernstein (among others) won Emmys, and a study of the Algonquin...

Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter

First Aired: July 30, 1990

A two-part profile of legendary CBS News executive and correspondent Edward R. Murrow (1908-65) mixes reminiscences, audio recordings, and archival film and stills. Included: Murrow's WWII and Korea reports; comments by Fred Friendly, Charles Kuralt, Howard K. Smith, and Murrow's wife Janet.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)

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