The Kingdom and the Power

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Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978 - New York times - 590 pages
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"A landmark in the field of writing about journalism." The Nation The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as today's headlines.

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

Talese caught the New York Times in the late Sixties at a time of transition for it and the entire news community. His book also functions as a history of the "paper of record" from its inception up ... Read full review

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When Adolph Ochs bought The New York Times in the 1890s, it was struggling to stay alive. He resuscitated it and made it into what many consider the finest daily newspaper in America. The Times, even ... Read full review


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A former reporter for the "New York Times", Gay Talese is a bestselling author who has written eleven books. He lives in New York City.

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