Deadline: A Memoir

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Times Books, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 539 pages
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Now in trade paper, one of the most eagerly awaited and enthusiastically received memoirs of our time. From 1940, when he joined The New York Times, through his years as a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, editor, and celebrated columnist, James "Scotty" Reston has witnessed many of the great events of the 20th century. Now he tells the stories behind the stories. 16 pages of photos.

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Two-time Pulitzer-winner Reston (Reston's Washington, 1986, etc.) recalls with verve and good humor his life and times, including 50 years as reporter, Washington bureau chief, executive editor, and ... Read full review

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"Scotty'' Reston emerges unscathed from Russell Baker's The Good Times ( LJ 5/1/89), an ironic memoir of the New York Times political beat, and after reading Reston's memoirs, it's not hard to see why ... Read full review


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James Reston, Jr., is the author of thirteen books, including "Warriors of God," "The Last Apocalypse," and "Galileo: A Life," He has written articles for "The New Yorker," "Esquire," "Vanity Fair," "Time," "Rolling Stone," and many other publications; three plays; and the scripts for three "Frontline "documentaries. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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