Brinkley's beat : people, places, and events that shaped my time

Brinkley, David

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  • Creator David Brinkley
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition New York : Knopf, 2003.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 204 p. ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0375406441, 9780375406447
  • OCLC ocm51266211

Summary

  • The late journalist offers profiles of the Washington insiders with whom he has worked; accounts of some of the stories he has covered, including the assassination of President Kennedy and D-Day; and reminiscences of his career.

Contents

  • People: Theodore Bilbo -- Martin Dies -- J. Edgar Hoover -- May Craig -- Joe McCarthy -- Everett Dirksen -- Jimmy Hoffa -- Lyndon Johnson -- Bobby Kennedy -- Ronald Reagan -- Bill Clinton -- Places: Normandy, 1944 and 1994 -- The Mediterranean -- The Mississippi -- Two cities on the edge of the Cold War -- Three beaches -- Two Birminghams -- Events: Political conventions -- A state visit -- The Kennedy Assassination -- A reflection on a life in broadcast news
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