[PW] ? Dates of Edward R. Murrow Signoff (Quotation Query #739)

Luke Owens lilongjr at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 21:04:48 PST 2016


No, Jeff, what I meant is that both Oregon and Montana have cities/towns
named Corvallis, but no other state does.

Luke

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 8:21 PM, Jeff Imparato <JImparato at tscpl.org> wrote:

> Definitely Oregon. My Father-in-law worked in that city.
>
> Jeff
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> No. Corvallis is a city in either Oregon or Montana. Washington State has
> no city or town of that name.
>
> Luke
>
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 9:22 AM, John Henderson <jhenderson at ithaca.edu>
> wrote:
>
> > According to <<Edward R Murrow, An American Original>>, by Joseph E.
> > Persico, 1988, on page 189:
> >
> > "On his Christmas Eve broadcast [of "This is London."] in 1940, Ed chose
> > not to say 'Merry Christmas." The phrase had virtually disappeared that
> > holiday season in England. Since the war, Londoners had started saying,
> 'So
> > long, and good luck.' And so he closed his broadcast, "Good night, and
> good
> > luck." Ida Lou Anderson [a listener from Corvallis, Washington] wrote to
> > him to stick with it, which he did for the rest of his broadcasting
> career."
> >
> >
> > John Henderson
> > Ithaca College Library
> >
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> > behalf of Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 11:16 AM
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> > Subject: [PW] ? Dates of Edward R. Murrow Signoff (Quotation Query #739)
> >
> > Can anyone supply any information about the beginning and ending dates of
> > Edward R. Murrow using his radio and television signoff "Good night, and
> > good luck"?
> >
> > Fred Shapiro
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