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The Buchenwald Report

Author: David A Hackett
Publisher: Boulder [[u.a.] : Westview Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The only authorized, insider book on the history of broadcasting, by Richard Salant, former head of CBS News and the "patron saint" of broadcast journalism.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Hackett
ISBN: 0813337038 9780813337036
OCLC Number: 742429584
Description: XVIII, 397 S.
Contents: Part 1 Richard S. Salant - reflections on broadcast journalism. Part 2 The early years - 1952-1961: leaving the law; Paley and Stanton - the road to responsibility. Part 3 In, out, and in again as president - 1961-1968: three strikes against me; Fred Friendly comes and goes; the true story of "60 Minutes". Part 4 The Nixon years: under attack, 1968-1974; protect the people's right to know; Agnew leads the assault; the selling of the Pentagon; CBS News weighs in on Watergate - when honesty was called courage; managing the News Division - I did it my way, 1974-1979; a moral enterprise yet still a business; my management philosophy; people fired and people hired; setting the standard for broadcast news; my management tools. Part 5 The end of the yellow-brick road - 1979-1984; pushed out at CBS; jumping in at NBC; epilogue - more reflections on broadcast journalism.
Responsibility: translated, edited, and with an introduction by David A. Hackett. Forword by ...


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