George Washington University

W&M alum returns to speak on Murrow

W&M alum returns to speak on Murrow

Major Gregory Tomlin, a William and Mary graduate, returned to campus Thursday to give a talk on Edward R. Murrow and his contributions to public diplomacy and to promote his book "Murrow's Cold War: Public Diplomacy for the Kennedy Administration."

Murrow was a broadcast journalist who gained notoriety for his radio broadcasts from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Tomlin's book chronicles his life.

"The book is biographic and filled with a series of case studies. The first chapter explains his background and growing fame at CBS news. The second chapter centers on Murrow's introduction to bureaucracy in D.C," Tomlin said.

Tomlin highlighted Murrow's...