Anchors: Brokaw, Jennings, Rather and the Evening News

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Carol Publishing Group, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 399 pages
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Ever since the ratings battle between Jennings, Rather and Brokaw began in 1983, fighting has been fierce. Today the competition is extremely close and the infighting between networks is often brutal. As one ex-president of CBS News said, "It's trench warfare. There's everything out there but mustard gas". Anchors profiles in depth this trio of larger-than-life newsmen--"living logos of the networks". 8 pages of photographs.

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Contents

Preface
9
The Earthquake
15
The Competition
30
Copyright

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Dr. Robert Goldberg is Vice President and co-founder of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, a non-profit institute dedicated to promoting the use and understanding of technologies that make health care more predictive and personalized. Previously, he was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Public Policy Research, where he was also Director of the Institute's Center for Medical Progress and Chairman of the Center's 21st Century FDA Reform Task Force. In 2007, he helped create www.Iguard.org, a web-based drug safety community with close to 1 million subscribers.

Dr. Goldberg is one of the nation's leading experts on health care policy, FDA reform, and biomedical innovation. Dr. Goldberg recently established and chairs CMPI's Critical Path Initiative for Personalized Medicine.

Dr. Goldberg has also emerged as an important conservative commentator on the current health care reform debate. Dr. Goldberg co-hosts CMPI's popular blog, drugwonks.com, which gets 15,000 unique page views monthly, is active on Facebook and Twitter, with around 1400 followers, and oversees several of CMPI's websites.

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