Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11

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Allison Gilbert, Phil Hirschkorn, Melinda Murphy, Robyn Walensky
Bonus Books, Inc., 2002 - History - 303 pages
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Covering Catastrophe is filled with dramatic first-hand accounts from many of the biggest names in broadcast journalism, as well as local reporters who were on the front lines of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Their surprisingly candid comments provide rare insight into the most terrifying news story of our time. Contributors include: Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, Dan Rather, Aaron Brown, and many more.

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Opening with the prelude "A Clear Blue Sky" and closing with nightfall, this book offers accounts by broadcast journalists from New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC, of their experiences ... Read full review



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About the author (2002)

Allison Gilbert is a producer of CNN's American Morning with Paula Zahn and Soledad O'Brien. A three-time Emmy Award-winning investigative producer, she has produced special projects for NBC News and WABC-TV in New York, worked as an investigative producer with WNBC-TV, and also helped launch MSNBC as a writer and special-assignments producer. She has also written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines and most recently coedited the book Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11. She lives in New York with her husband, Mark, and their two children.

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