The McCarthy YearsDVD - 2005
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 yound Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Revered for his bravery and incorruptibility, Murrow made a controversial series of broadcasts that challenged McCarthy's abuses of power, which-as this gripping program investigates-signaled the emergence of television news as a momentous and highly influential force in American life.
Publisher: [United States] : Docurama : New Video Group, 2005
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Edward R. Murrow collection. The McCarthy years