Cronkite

Cronkite

Book - 2012
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The definitive, revealing biography of renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite. Douglas Brinkley has recently opened the Cronkite Archive which includes private papers, diaries, and letters - a trove of history that offers detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780061374265
Characteristics: 819 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,24 cm.

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ChristchurchLib Apr 21, 2013

"Offers a candid look at the renowned, yet fiercely private, journalist and news anchor who reported on some of the biggest stories of the twentieth century." April 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=623168

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Jun 26, 2012

I thought it was an extremely well researched and well written book. He portrayed the man, warts and all, but what a man! A lot of space was taken up with CBS News in-fighting and ratings wars, but that is the nature of the business. Cronkite was just a great man, and his qualities came through.

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