Arthur D. Morse in 1957 conducting an interview for the CBS Program See It Now.
Arthur D. Morse (December 27, 1920-June 1, 1971) was a World War IIhistorian, best known for his book While Six Million Died: A Chronicle of American Apathy (Random House, 1968). While there's a hefty amount of disagreement about the United States and Allied knowledge and actions during the Holocaust, this book features extensive documentation of the events of those years. Prior to this publication Morse was a producer for CBS Reports whose work included "Who Speaks for the South", "Clinton and the Law", and others. He replaced Fred W Friendly as executive producer. In 1969 helped found IBI (International Broadcast Institute) as executive director, originally headquartered in Rome. Morse died June 1, 1971 as a passenger in an auto accident while attending an IBI conference in Yugoslavia.