War of Words: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Press

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Potomac Books, Incorporated, 2002 - History - 296 pages
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A shrewd politition Abraham Lincoln recognised the power of the press. This book hightlights the complex interplay between Lincon and the media during the Civil War and reveals the inner workings of the Lincoln White House featuring some of the most notable nineteenth century journalists who fuel Lincoln's idea of the power of through the press

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Modern politicians are quite aware that the support of the press can make or break their careers. Here, Maihafer, a West Point graduate, retired U.S. Army officer, and author of The General and the ... Read full review

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The late Harry J. Maihafer, a West Point graduate and retired U.S. Army colonel, held a master s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He authored "War of Words: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Press; The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Dana; Oblivion: The Mystery of West Point Cadet Richard Cox"; and "Brave Decisions: Moral Courage From the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm".

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