United States Information Agency Audio Recordings Collection
Sound recording of an AWRT (American Women in Radio and Television) reception in honor of the Director of the United States Information Agency (USIA) Edward R. Murrow on August 18, 1962. A man identified as “Mike” introduces [Jean Rainey?], President of the AWRT, who makes remarks paying tribute to Director Murrow, plays an excerpt from Director Murrow's first message to his fellow workers (USIA staff), and introduces Director Murrow. In his remarks Director Murrow reflects on his time in the USIA and the privilege of working for his country. Accession MR-1972-096-023.