Golden girl: the story of Jessica Savitch

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Dutton, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 330 pages
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Nash probes the enigma of Savitch's troubled personality and the glamorous world of network news that led to her accidental death in 1983. The extraordinary saga of a ferociously driven woman who battled drug dependency and neuroses to become one of the most respected news anchors in America at the age of 30. 16 photos.

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Review: Golden Girl : The Story of Jessica Savitch

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

What a fantastic book! It's heartbreaking, groundbreaking, well written and well researched. Jessica Savitch was a pioneer in network broadcasting. She was the first host of Frontline on PBS, (a show ... Read full review

Review: Golden Girl : The Story of Jessica Savitch

User Review  - Brian DiNitto - Goodreads

What an interesting life, sad but interesting. Ms. Nash did her homework, and through that work we get a glimpse of a person trapped in a dream. Very powerful book. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
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Philadelphia
128
NBC and Washington
205
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Journalist Alanna Nash has written extensively on country music and popular culture. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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