The Ben Hecht show : impolitic observations from the freest thinker of 1950s television (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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The Ben Hecht show : impolitic observations from the freest thinker of 1950s television

Author: Ben Hecht; Bret Primack
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964.
Ben Hecht show.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993
(OCoLC)624308088
Named Person: Ben Hecht; Ben Hecht; Ben Hecht
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Hecht; Bret Primack
ISBN: 089950857X 9780899508573
OCLC Number: 27728570
Notes: Ben Hecht's "bedtime stories," which closed each television program, several interviews, and his assorted comments transcribed and edited from the Ben Hecht show, broadcast Sept. 1958-Jan. 1959, along with annotations.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ben Hecht, Television performer --
Preamble: How to survive these frightening times --
A reporters testimony --
Birds of the gallows --
Faces in the crowd --
Politicians past and present --
Goose steps in the night --
Lotus land gold miners --
The writer's craft --
My semitic brothers --
From where I sit --
My favorite quotations --
The mail --
My epitaph.
Responsibility: edited and adapted by Bret Primack ; with a foreword by Mike Wallace.

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