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Edward R. Murrow with microphone and cigarette

Journalist Edward R. Murrow is seen here in a promotional photo from CBS News, circa the 1950s. Murrow was one of the network's most famous correspondents of the era. Edward R. Murrow was born in 1908. Known for his ubiquitous cigarettes, and for smoking even while doing interviews, Murrow died of lung cancer at age 57 in 1965.

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