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Edward R. Murrow, Luncheon at the National Press Club, 24 May 1961

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MR-1972-096-002
Edward R. Murrow, Luncheon at the National Press Club, 24 May 1961
24 May 1961
1 audio tape/reel (1/4 inch; mono; 65 minutes)
Public Domain
Sound recording of a luncheon at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., in honor of Director of the United States Information Agency (USIA) Edward R. Murrow. An unidentified speaker introduces Director Murrow. Director Murrow delivers remarks, describing the USIA’s role as the “informational arm of U.S. policy,” its operations, budget, and challenges. He discusses racial issues in the United States. He also discusses international affairs involving Cuba, Latin America, the Soviet Union, and Southeast Asia. Following his remarks, Director Murrow answers questions. The recording ends abruptly. Accession MR-1972-096-002.
USIAAU-002
United States Information Agency