Shirer

  • (noun): United States broadcast journalist who was in Berlin at the outbreak of World War II (born in 1904).
    Synonyms: William Lawrence Shirer

Some articles on shirer:

Historical Characters In The Southern Victory Series - Historical Characters - Shirer, William
... William Shirer is a U.S ... broadcaster who interviews Cassius Madison in his tour of the U.S ...
William L. Shirer - Reporting The War From Berlin
... When war broke out on the Western Front in 1940, Shirer moved forward with the German troops, reporting firsthand on the German "Blitzkrieg." Shirer reported on the invasion of Denmark and Norway in April ... Shirer reported the signing of the German armistice with France on June 22, 1940, to the American people before it had been announced by the Germans ... Shirer avoided being returned to Berlin by leaving the press hotel early in the morning and hitching a ride to Compi├Ęgne with a German officer who despised Hitler ...
CBS World News Roundup - The Early Years
... Shirer ... During the early years of the war, Murrow's reports from London and Shirer's reports from Berlin were essential listening to anyone trying to keep informed on ... The previous day, Shirer had fled from Vienna to London at the request of Murrow (the CBS European chief) to give the first uncensored eyewitness ...
Edward R. Murrow - Postwar Broadcasting Career - Radio
... The relationship between Murrow and Shirer ended in 1947 in one of the great confrontations of American broadcast journalism, when Shirer was fired by CBS ... Williams, maker of shaving soap, withdrew its sponsorship of Shirer's Sunday news show ... a new direction," hired a new host, and let Shirer go ...
Berlin Diary
... Shirer ... Shirer, a radio reporter for CBS, covered Germany for several years until the Nazi press censors made it impossible for him to report objectively to his listeners in the United States feeling increasingly ... The identities of many of Shirer's German sources were disguised to protect these people from retaliation by the German secret police, the Gestapo ...