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Hold on, Mr. President!

Author: Sam Donaldson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Here is the brashest, most irreverent, most provocative television reporter in Washington telling us just how he got there, and how he gets away with it ... that is, with being the nation's most celebrated and outspoken White House correspondent ... From the press room at the White House to barbecues in Plains, to the Middle East during Carter's historic peace initiative, to the scene of the assassination attempt  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Autobiographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donaldson, Sam, 1934-
Hold on, Mr. President!
New York : Random House, ©1987
(OCoLC)570036960
Named Person: Sam Donaldson; Sam Donaldson; Sam Donaldson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Donaldson
ISBN: 0394553934 : 9780394553931
OCLC Number: 13558985
Description: ix, 260 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Challenging Presidents --
Early years --
ABC news --
The Arledge Era --
Jimmy Carter --
Ronald Reagan --
Covering the President --
Press room wars --
News for television --
Covering the candidates --
Abroad --
When things go wrong --
This week with David Brinkley --
Fame --
Personal --
Quo vadis.
Responsibility: Sam Donaldson.

Abstract:

"Here is the brashest, most irreverent, most provocative television reporter in Washington telling us just how he got there, and how he gets away with it ... that is, with being the nation's most celebrated and outspoken White House correspondent ... From the press room at the White House to barbecues in Plains, to the Middle East during Carter's historic peace initiative, to the scene of the assassination attempt on President Reagan, to the superpower summits and the Iran-Contra scandal, Donaldson is always on the spot, asking tough questions and getting the answers ..."

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