Raised in Skagit County, Edward R. Murrow achieved lasting fame as a radio and TV journalist. His brothers, Lacy and Dewey, also made extraordinary contributions.
Find out more from Jesse McAbee, director of the Orcas Island Historical Museum and co-curator of the exhibition "Peak of Their Professions: The Murrow Brothers," now on display at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St.
McAbee's talk, "Service and Citizenship: The Murrow Brothers," starts at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Old City Hall's Rotunda Room. People are welcome to bring their lunch to the brown-bag event.
Suggested donation is $3; it's free for museum members.