Edward R. Murrow Movie

Good Night, and Good Luck, the 2005 box office blockbuster, looks at Edward R. Murrow’s epic battle against the commie-hunting Senator, Joseph McCarthy. David Strathairn (The Bourne Ultimatum) played Murrow, while Jeff Daniels and Robert Downey, Jr. also starred. George Clooney wrote and directed, while also playing the role of Fred Friendly. Good Night, and Good Luck movie is about Murrow’s idealism was nominated for six Oscars and won the 2005 AFI Film Award for AFI Movie of the Year.

Edward R. Murrow is the subject of other movies available at video stores and via online video rental services.

These above are all compilations of the famed reporter’s work, while This Reporter and Harvest of Shame are documentaries on his life and career.