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Charles Collingwood (I) (1917–1985)

One of "The Murrow Boys," Charles Collingwood was hired by Edward R. Murrow as a correspondent for CBS during World War II. After the war Collingwood worked as CBS reporter in California, at the United Nations and at The White House. He also served as Special Assistant to Averell Harriman at the Mutual Security Agency from 1951-52. He was named ... See full bio »

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 1960 The Witness (TV Series)
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- Kid Twist (1960) ... Narrator
 1956 The Sharkfighters
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 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
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- An Almanac of Liberty (1954) ... Narrator
 1951 The Big Question (TV Series)
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Paticipated in the 12-LP set "The Sounds of History", which was produced by Time-Life Records as a companion to the 12-volume "LIFE History of the United States". Dramatic readings were provided by Fredric March and Florence Eldridge, and historical events were summarized by Collingwood. The album set, begun in 1962 and ... See more »

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All over the world, people are going to remember all their lives what they were doing when they first heard that President Kennedy had been killed.

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He was a friend (and, in Mexico, a neighbor) of Richard Burton, who, in the late 1960s, expressed a wish to direct a film version of Collingwood's novel, "The Defector", to star Elizabeth Taylor and Gregory Peck. Burton also planned to play a small cameo role in the film. However, no film of the book was ever made. See more »

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The Duke of Collingwood

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