The Murrow collection

The Fletcher School and Tufts University are honored to house an important and extensive collection of documents and recordings belonging to or featuring Edward R. Murrow. The Murrow Center celebrates his life and accomplishments with a library, numerous awards, and special certificates on display in the Murrow Memorial Room, a special seminar classroom and meeting space for Fletcher activities. Meanwhile, the Tufts Digital Collections and Archives houses his papers, photographs, and a collection of tape recordings and select video footage.

Check out some of the amazing photographs and other resources about Edward R. Murrow at the Tufts Digital Library. Enter “murrow” as the keyword.

Further information about the contents of the Murrow Collection, including a description of items and how to access the collection can be found at the Tufts Digital Library.

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A Selection from the Archive:

Introduction to the Original “This I Believe” Program

Audio: Edward R. Murrow introduces the “This I Believe” radio program to the audience and describes its purpose.

“We bring you a new series of radio broadcasts presenting the personal philosophies of thoughtful men and women in all walks of life. In this brief time each night, a banker or a butcher, a painter or a social worker, people of all kinds who need have nothing more in common than integrity—a real honesty—will talk out loud about the rules they live by, the things they have found to be the basic values in their lives…”