Witness to a Century: Encounters with the Noted, the Notorious, and the Three SOBs

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Ballantine Books, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 512 pages
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"This extraordinary book . . . is a reminder . . . of the sins of suppression and untruth that have been and can be committed in the name of American journalism . . . One of the last first-person statements from a generation that included Hitler, Nehru, and Mao . . . and Seldes too." --Columbia Journalism Review

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Review: Witness to a Century: Encounters with the Noted, the Notorious, and the Three SOBs

User Review  - J Tea - Goodreads

Read this book shortly after it was first published and it has stayed with me for 25 years although not physically. It is a book that got me to really pay attention to biographies and history. I now ... Read full review

Review: Witness to a Century: Encounters with the Noted, the Notorious, and the Three SOBs

User Review  - Gary Godefroy - Goodreads

Seldes speaks from first hand observation of nearly 100 years, 75 as a journalist. He lived to be 104. The Spanish War, was a particularly hot topic. He refused to call it the Spanish Civil War. He ... Read full review

Contents

First Encounter With the Press
3
Bryan Theodore Roosevelt Andrew Mellon
13
The Divine Sarah Red Emma and Others
22
Copyright

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