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10/6/09

We see it even clearer now... (Louis and Edward R.)


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Edward R. Murrow and Louis, obviously enjoying whatever they are looking at, possibly footage made for the CBS "See It Now" special.

Here are some pertinent back-and-forth communications from that period, over half a century ago. Remember to click on the images.

First, a letter from George Avakian to Joe Glaser:



It was a time when millions of Americans were glued to their TV to watch The $64,000 Question. That included Glaser and Avakian, which lends an interesting flavor to this exchange.


As the production of "See It Now" continues, we see in this inter-office memo from Avakian to Goddard Lieberson that there is an element of game playing, even within Columbia.


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