Hold on, Mr. President!

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Random House, Mar 12, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 260 pages
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Here is the brashest, most irreverent, most provocative television reporter in Washington telling us just how he got there, and how he gets away with it...that is, with being the nation's most celebrated and outspoken White House correspondent....From the press room at the White House to barbecues in Plains, to the Middle East during Carter's historic peace initiative, to the scene of the assassination attempt on President Reagan, to the superpower summits and the Iran-Contra scandal, Donaldson is always on the spot, asking tough questions and getting the answers....

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The book's title expresses how this veteran TV newsman sees his job: unrelenting, skeptical questioning to find out what is really going on. Using an entertaining anecdotal style, Donaldson relates ... Read full review

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early years
21
ABC news
40
the arledge era
61
Copyright

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