Edward R. Murrow
publication date: Thursday, March 2, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: This revered journalist and famous smoker is credited with saving America from... a Senator.
explanation: Journalist Murrow, who was rarely seen without a cigarette in his hand, was best known for bringing down Senator Joseph McCarthy with his criticism. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Josh Paddison, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and Billy Marston
trivia: David Strathairn was nominated for an Oscar in 2006 for playing Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck.
|This goo was part of Oscars Week 2006.|