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

Jeff Imparato JImparato at tscpl.org
Wed Feb 17 08:57:16 PST 2016


Oops, jumping in out of context.  Thanks, Luke.

Jeff

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From: Project-wombat [mailto:project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org] On Behalf Of Luke Owens
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Subject: Re: [PW] ? Dates of Edward R. Murrow Signoff (Quotation Query #739)

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
> ________________________________________
> From: Project-wombat <project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org> 
> on behalf of Luke Owens <lilongjr at gmail.com>
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> #739)
>
> 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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> on
> > behalf of Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
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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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