Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News

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Grand Central Publishing, May 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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This memoir by Dan Rather is told in a straightforward and conversational voice, and covers all the important moments of his journalistic career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, new insights on the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as well as inside stories about all the U.S. Presidents he covered and all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his distinguished career.

The book will also include Dan's thoughts on the state of journalism today and what he sees for its future, as well as never-before-revealed personal observations and commentary.

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User Review  - muddyboy - LibraryThing

Part autobiography, part an indictment of CBS and the news media in general for giving up truly independent news reporting if they think it will not benefit their bottom line. Whet Rather is ... Read full review

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User Review  - ForeignCircus - LibraryThing

This book by one of the elder statesmen of American journalism is part memoir, part reflection, part ringing condemnation, and all Rather. Opening with the events that led to his ouster from CBS News ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Dan Rather is an award winning journalist who anchored CBS Evening News for decades. He is one of America's most decorated news journalists of all time.

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