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The place to be : Washington, CBS, and the glory days of television news

Author: Roger Mudd
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The television journalist provides a firsthand account of the world of television news during the glory days of CBS News, chronicling his nearly twenty years with the bureau from 1961 and his coverage of important events and personalities during the period.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roger Mudd; Roger Mudd
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Mudd
ISBN: 9781586485764 1586485768 9781586486938 1586486934
OCLC Number: 180852027
Description: xv, 413 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The glory years --
Gimme rewrite --
Pipe Poeus --
Home to stay --
You'll be local the rest of your life --
Take two, take three --
Old four fingers --
Mister Small --
The desk --
The front row --
The back row --
The four rules of Sevareid --
Wolves on the prowl --
Wanted by the FBI --
Nothing could be finer --
"The hunkies have run amok" --
The useful pest --
The march on Washington --
The rumormonger --
Where were you when ...? --
"A sad, sorry mess" --
"What do we do now, Dick?" --
"Will you wave, sir?" --
The Minnesota Twins --
Mister Ev, the talking horse --
"Not while I'm around" --
"Of course, it's a great body" --
"Who the hell is Alexander Kendrick?" --
"How about Bobbsie?" --
"I don't know. I don't know" --
Too deep a hole --
"Ma'am, I've been hit, too" --
"Nixon's the one what?" --
Hitting our stride --
The hand that feeds you --
Yes, no, and just a little bit --
The stakeout queens --
"I think I got it--I hope I got it" --
"Stand by for a ram" --
"We could have done better" --
Nattering nabobs --
The legal eagles --
"Voices from hell" --
At noon tomorrow --
Pancake --
Pike's Peek --
Uncle Walter --
Teddy --
"A compelling mystique" --
"We're going with Rather" --The place to be.
Responsibility: Roger Mudd.
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