Unipress: United Press International Covering the 20th Century

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Fulcrum Pub., 2003 - History - 368 pages
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This is a history of United Press International's role in the fight with the Associated Press: the battles won and lost, the UPI people who fought them and finally the agonizing demise of United Press International.

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National Tragedy and UPI at Its Best
From Pigeons to Satellites
Eddie Makes Good

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Billy G. Ferguson spent 40 years with UP and UPI. A veteran of World War II, he went to work for UP as a sports writer in Atlanta after two years with the Jacksonville (Florida) Journal and wound up as UPI's Managing Editor in Washington in 1990. Richard M. Harnett joined United Press in San Francisco in 1951 and spent 36 years with the company, all in the San Francisco bureau. A veteran of World War II, Harnett served as UP's Asian editor during the Korean War.

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