Radio: Senator Abroad

Ed Murrow is unquestionably the only TV news analyst to have a U.S. Senator for a foreign correspondent. The Senator: Maine's Margaret Chase Smith who, before she turned to politics, worked on the Skowhegan (Me.) Independent Reporter. When he learned last month that Senator Smith planned a European tour after her reelection, Murrow asked if he might send along a CBS camera crew. She agreed, and has already dispatched chatty filmed interviews for Murrow's See It Now with such personalities as Anthony Eden. Punch Editor Malcolm Muggeridge and Nye Bevan ("Mr. Bevan . . . what...

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