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Not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate, and to defend causes that were, for the moment, unpopular. But even if they are right, what have they got to lose?

We must not confuse dissent from disloyalty. Because if they are right, and this instrument is good for nothing but to entertain, amuse and insulate, then the tube is flickering now and we will soon see that the whole struggle is lost.

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We must remember always, that accusation is not proof, and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law. I began by saying that our history will be what we make it. As the team turns their focus to a filmed hearing of Annie Lee Mossa Pentagon communication worker accused of being a communist based on her name appearing on a list seen by an FBI infiltrator of the American Communist Partythey receive the news that Milo Radulovich being reinstated by the Air Force, citing no evidence supporting any connections with Communism.

There is no way for a citizen of the republic to abdicate his responsibilities. We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home. Murrow [ edit ] This might just do nobody any good. He reluctantly allows the story to air, which gains positive responses from the public. And if there are any historians about fifty or a hundred years from now, and there should be preserved the kinescopes of one week of all three networks, they will there find, recorded in black and white and in color, evidence of decadence, escapism, and insulation from the realities of the world in which we live.

If we dig deep into our history and our doctrine, we will remember we are not descended from fearful men. We can deny our heritage and our history but we cannot escape responsibility for the result.

It is my desire if not my duty to try to talk to you journeymen with some candor about what is happening to radio and television, and if what I say is responsible, I alone am responsible for the saying of it. Had Senator McCarthy looked just three lines earlier he would have found this: Would the corporate image of their respective sponsors be damaged?

But unless we get up off our fat surpluses, and recognize that television, in the main, is being used to distract, delude, amuse, and insulate us, then television and those who finance it, those who look at it, and those who work at it, may see a totally different picture, too late.

As the team celebrates, Friendly and Murrow learn that Hollenbeck has committed suicide. Good night, and good luck.Good Night, and Good Luck is a film that portrays the conflict between veteran radio and television journalist Edward R.

Murrow and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, especially relating to the anti-Communist Senator's actions with the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Good Night, and Good Luck. () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

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