First printing of In Search of Light: The Broadcasts of Edward R. Murrow, signed by Edward Bliss Jr. Octavo, xv, 364pp, xii. Brown cloth over green cloth spine, title on spine, embossed initials on front cover. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Occasional pencil marks in last chapter. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, tape residue on front flap, otherwise a fine copy. Signed by CBS news writer and producer, Edward L. Bliss. He authored several books, including “Writing News for Broadcast” and “Now the News: The Story of Broadcast Journalism.”
Comments: Edward R. Murrow was a journalist with CBS news. He began his career as a war journalist during World War II, reporting from London. He would go on to be a pioneering journalist in radio and television news broadcasting, with many modern journalists considering him a model of integrity. He passed away at the age of 65 in 1965.