The Powers that be

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University of Illinois Press, 1975 - History - 771 pages
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Gives an account of power at work in America.
  

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User Review  - Jerry - Goodreads

David Halberstam's tome about the growth of media power is repetitive, burdensome, it circles itself like an overweight prizefighter attempting to gain the advantage of the mirror, but like the aging boxer is filled with anecdotal glory. Read full review

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Contents

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II
19
III
203
IV
205
V
405
VI
587
VII
707
VIII
739
IX
743
X
747
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David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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