This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
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Bob Schieffer started his reporting career in Texas when he was barely old enough to buy a beer, joined CBS News in 1969, and became one of the few correspondents ever to have covered all four major Washington beats: the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Capitol Hill. Over the past four decades, he's seen it all-and now he's sharing the after-hours tales only his colleagues know.

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User Review  - jtlauderdale - LibraryThing

Mr. Schieffer sheds some light on the events he covered as a newsman and anchor during his years with CBS. There are some pretty good stories about the famous and infamous. He reads his own book and does a nice job of it. It's a look back at an era of news coverage now almost gone. Read full review

THIS JUST IN: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Behind-the-scenes glimpses of how the news is made, but nothing that hasn't been said before.Schieffer, the folksy Texan perhaps best known for his longstanding role as moderator of Face the Nation ... Read full review

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Bob Schieffer is a noted television journalist. He has covered Washington, DC, for CBS for more than 30 years, from the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Capitol Hill. He was the anchor and moderator of Face the Nation, CBS News’s Sunday public affairs broadcast, for nearly 15 years, also serving as CBS News’s chief Washington correspondent.  Schieffer has won virtually every award in broadcast journalism, including six Emmys and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards. His induction into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame on November 11, 2002, marks the fourth time in 2002 he has been honored by a national organization.

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