Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop, Guardians of the American Century
Blue-blooded journalists Joseph and Stewart Alsop dominated the Washington press corps from the end of World War II to Vietnam. Their influence in the highest government circles was so great that they even initiated policy decisions. This rich and entertaining portrait of the Alsops and their age is an unusually illuminating window into American history. 16 pages of photos.
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TAKING ON THE WORLD: Joseph and Stewart Alsop--Guardians of the American CenturyUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A vigorous biography (the second this year: see Edwin M. Yoder Jr.'s Joe Alsop's Cold War, p. 156) of the brothers whose journalistic opinion shaped American foreign policy through much of the Cold ... Read full review
Taking on the world: Joseph and Stewart Alsop--guardians of the American centuryUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Joseph and Stewart Alsop covered the American political scene for the New York Herald Tribune, the Saturday Evening Post, and Newsweek from the 1930s into the 1970s. Born into America's Anglo-Saxon ... Read full review