Century Remembered

Veteran broadcast newsman Robert Trout remembers a mid-century roundtable discussion between journalists, convened by Edward Murrow of CBS. On January 1st, 1950, reporters gathered to discuss the issues and questions of their time: cold war, the so-called "German problem," the prospects of success for the United Nations, and America's leadership role in the free world. Many of the stories they covered became defining themes of the 20th century. (12:30) (Music at the end of this piece was "20th Century Blues," by Noel Co



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