Presented by CBS News correspondent Dan Rather, Murrow's Harvest of Shame is among the most famous television documentaries of all time. Richly photographed and arrestingly poignant, this long-acclaimed 1960 expose on the plight of migrant farm workers resonated deeply for a nation unfamiliar with such brutally honest depictions of living conditions that, as Murrow remarks, "wrong the dignity of man."
Uses original footage from the CBS See it now series to explore Senator Joseph McCarthy's search for Communist influences in the federal government. Morrow's broadcasts show McCarthy's abuses of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life.
Narrated by the late CBS News correspondent Charles Kuralt, This Reporter presents a compellingly candid portrait of Murrow's illustrious career and features rarely-seen clips from CBS News Archives and interviews with his esteemed peers. From his gutsy search for journalistic truths during the McCarthy era to his celebrated Person to Person chats with Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando, this in-depth documentary explores how Murrow's poineering work...
Narrated by CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace, The Best of "See It Now" features impressive highlights from one of TV's earliest documentary series, hosted by Murrow as his crossover from radio into television during the 1950s. Revolutionizing how news was delivered in a visual medium, See It Now let viewers become intimate with the people who were directly shaping world events.