After the Battle: 1. London - Ed Murrow Reports


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First transmitted in 1959, American reporter Ed Murrow returns to London where, during the war years, he had broadcast vivid descriptions of Britain during her "finest and darkest hours, trying to report the suffering, the sacrifice and the steadiness of her people" to a listening world.This film features dramatic reports of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, which gave rise to his celebrated closing phrase


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 18 Nov 1959

Duration: 30 mins


Collection: London (23 programmes)

A collection of BBC programmes celebrating the people, places and spaces of London.




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