McCarthy years Producer, Bernard Birnbaum ; written by Russ Bensley and Sam Roberts.

Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1...

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Main Authors: Bensley, Russ. (Screenwriter), Roberts, S. (Screenwriter)
Corporate Authors: CBS News., Docurama (Firm), New Video Group.
Other Authors: Birnbaum, Bernard. (Producer), Murrow, Edward R., Cronkite, Walter.
Format: DVD
Language:English
Published: Lexington, KY : Amazon.com, 2005.
Series:Edward R. Murrow collection
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Summary:Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1950s show McCarthy's abuse of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life. Features footage of Roy Cohn, Bobby Kennedy, and McCarthy's denunciation of Murrow.
Item Description:Originally broadcast in 1991.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Audience:MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards:Emmy Award winner
Production Credits:Good night and good luck, the Edward R. Murrow television collection: Editor, Monique Osterholt. See it now: Producers, Edward R. Murrow, Fred W. Friendly.
ISBN:0767080785
9780767080781
767685971734
Access:For face-to-face teaching only, no public performance license.