Good Night, and Good Luck.

Good Night, and Good Luck. quotes

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Edward R. Murrow
Fred Friendly
William Paley


Edward R. Murrow:: What'd the general have to say?
Fred Friendly:: It was a colonel. Two of them.
Edward R. Murrow:: That makes a general.


We will not walk in fear, one of another.

I'm with you today Ed, and I'm with you tomorrow.

There's no news, boys, so go out there and make some news. Rob a bank, mug an old lady, whatever - just do something.

We have currently a built-in allergy to unpleasant or disturbing information. Our mass media reflect this. 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.

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

Let us dream to the extent of saying that on a given Sunday night the time normally occupied by Ed Sullivan is given over to a clinical survey of the state of American education, and a week or two later the time normally used by Steve Allen is devoted to a thoroughgoing study of American policy in the Middle East.

speech to the Radio and Television News Directors Association, at the beginning and end of the film