In search of history: a personal adventure

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Harper & Row, 1978 - Biography & Autobiography - 561 pages
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White recalls his own career at home and abroad over the past forty years, the famous men and women he has written about and known, and the triumphs and shortfalls of the American system

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

I read this after discovering and marveling at Thunder Out of China. This is autobiography at its best by a man who has interviewed Mao, become friends with Jack Kennedy, Stilwell, and many more. He ... Read full review

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Earlier this year I published MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT 2008 by political reporter Mark Curtis. The design for that book was a conscious homage to White's immensely successful MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT ... Read full review

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Theodore H. White (1915-1986) was an American political journalist, historian, and novelist, best known for the Making of the President series: his accounts of the 1960, 1964, 1968, and 1972 presidential elections, all of which are being reissued with new forewords by Harper Perennial Political Classics. His other books include "Thunder Out of China", "America in Search of Itself", and "In Search of History: A Personal Adventure".