The Powers that be

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University of Illinois Press, 2000 - History - 771 pages
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Gives an account of power at work in America.
 

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

This is a long book for what it says. A mass of details were accumulated about people who are powers in the American Media, and discharged upon the public. There's not much analysis of the data, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A daunting and somewhat overwhelming history of some of the media outlets that have shaped modern American history - CBS, Time, the LA Times, the NY Times, and the Washington Post. Some time has ... Read full review

Contents

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ix
II
19
III
203
IV
205
V
405
VI
587
VII
707
VIII
739
IX
743
X
747
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About the author (2000)

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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