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A Reporter S Life

Author : Walter Cronkite
ISBN : 9780345411037
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 89. 28 MB
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One of America's most trusted journalists describes his youth, his early career as a reporter, his work as a war correspondent, and his rise to the pinnacle of television news, sharing his views on the media, news, and the American condition

Peter Jennings

Author : Lynn Sherr
ISBN : 9781586486327
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 83. 13 MB
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Peter Jennings was the sole anchor of ABC's World News Tonight from 1983 until his death from cancer in 2005. For many Americans, he was the voice and face that gave shape and meaning to every day's news. But who was Peter Jennings really? In this absorbing biography, readers will get to know Jennings through the memories of his friends, family, competitors, colleagues, and interview subjects. Their stories are full of surprises. Jennings, we learn, was a high school dropout who spent the rest of his life in pursuit of knowledge. He traveled the world in search of stories, a notebook perpetually thrust through his back belt loop. In his front pocket, he carried a miniature copy of the Constitution, a testament to his love for the United States; a Canadian by birth, Jennings acquired American citizenship in 2003. Peter Jennings was a celebrity, of course—a dashingly handsome and elegant man, famous for his ability to charm women and world leaders alike—but in these pages he is remembered as a loyal friend and a devoted family man, who loved nothing more than to canoe with his kids and listen to jazz with his friends in the Hamptons. Not that he was the relaxing sort. Jennings was a task-master, who ripped other reporters' pieces to shreds, forcing them to rewrite from the ground up. He was a perfectionist, too, who drove his fellow correspondents crazy with his ad-libbed questions on the air. It was all about standards. Throughout his life, Peter Jennings was driven by a passion to seek the truth and convey that truth accurately, simply, cleanly, and elegantly to his American audience. He was our voice.

Muddy Boots And Red Socks

Author : Malcolm W. Browne
ISBN : UOM:39015028917048
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 85. 74 MB
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A compelling and adventurous memoir by a noted foreign correspondent tells of his thirty years of exciting experiences in the field, covering stories all over the globe, from Cuba and Argentina to Vietnam and Saudi Arabia. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

Bitter Sweet A Reporter S Life

Author : Arthur M. Merims
ISBN : 9781491735053
Genre : Fiction
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Life in New York City in the 1960s had to be lived to be believed. Through clouds of the omnipresent haze of cigarette smoke, business was taken care of, hearts were wooed and broken, and the battle of the sexes was about to begin in earnest. The city's pulsing rhythms coursed through the veins of the young, vibrant, and hungry twentysomethings who represented the next generation. This was their city. This was their time. These are their stories. Jack Stopple thinks he has a handle on life. A busy fledgling reporter assigned to a somewhat mundane beat, he spends his days lurking in the corridors of power, trying to be patient for what he knows fate has in store. One day, he meets another young professional on the rise, an intriguing young woman who works in public relations. Fascinated, the two former strangers quickly and enthusiastically explore their mutual ambitions. Suffice to say, the record-breaking and life-threatening heat wave isn't the only sizzling hot phenomenon in the city that summer ? But when a rival emerges on their romantic horizon, what was once a certainty is thrown into chaos. Which ambition will ultimately drive them?love, lust, or the desire for power?

A Promise In Haiti

Author : Mark Curnutte
ISBN : 9780826517852
Genre : Social Science
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Describes a reporter's time living among Haitian families in Gonaives as a volunteer with an aid organization prior to the 2010 earthquake, recalling the strains of their unemployment and making comparisons to the Great Depression.

Through A Reporter S Eyes

Author : Roman Kałuża
ISBN : 0817637729
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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1995 marked the 50th anniversary of Stefan Banach's death. Until now, the general English speaking public has had no access to an in-depth life story of a mathematician whose name is one of those most often encountered in modern mathematical research. This small volume, originally written in Polish by a well-known reporter, is an effort to fill that gap in the biographical literature. It is based on original archival sources, dozens of interviews with people who knew and remember Banach, and conversations with mathematicians who are familiar with Banach's work and its impact on modern mathematics. The author presents engaging descriptions of Banach's personality and the unusual milieu in which he worked. Further, Chapter V focuses on the famous Scottish cafA(c), which like Banach himself, has achieved a mythical dimension in mathematical lore. The English edition has been revised to include new materials and many photographs, and to reflect the interests of a broader international audience.

Ambushed

Author : Ian Stewart
ISBN : 1565123808
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 31. 80 MB
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In a day-to-day account of life as a war correspondent, a journalist recounts being ambushed by rebels while on assignment in Africa, an ambush that left him critically wounded and one of his colleagues dead.

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