Archive for April 25th, 2013

RADIO SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1938

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Your Family and Mine
was a radio drama series which aired on CBS in 1938-
1940. Promoted as "Radio’s Newest Dramatic Serial," it premiered Monday,
April 25, 1938. The program was initially broadcast daily at 6:15pm and was
sponsored by Sealtest.

The series was created by Lillian Laugerty, following her success with the
daytime drama series Big Sister, which had a long run from 1936 to 1952.

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JOURNALIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908

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Edward R. Murrow, Washington State College
graduating class of 1930.

 

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               Edward R. Murrow (Egbert Roscoe Murrow)

                            (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965)

Edward R. Murrow was a broadcast journalist known for his series of radio
news
broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of
listeners in the United States.

A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of TV
news reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

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Edward R. Murrow on See It Now, CBS

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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AL PACINO TURNED 73 TODAY

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Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is famous for playing mobsters, including
Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy (1972-1974-1990) and Tony
Montana
in Scarface (1983). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor
in 1992 for his performance as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman.




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