Cronkite

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Cronkite

勵 Today Show Cronkite 𤋮 PDF by Douglas Brinkley גּ A majestic biography Cronkite is evidence that a job can be done just about perfectly That goes for the man and this exceptional biography The New York Times Book Review With the style and precision worthy of his subject, Douglas Brinkleys biography of the late Walter Cronkite gives the icon his due A keen, fair minded book The San Francisco Chronicle Walter Cronkite exemplified the glorious age of trusted journalism In this deeply researched and brilliantly analytic biography, Douglas Brinkley captures his essence He treats Cronkite as not just an icon, but as a real human with passions, loves, and occasional enmities Its a fascinating and valuable tale Walter Isaacson Douglas Brinkleys absorbing and well researched book recaptures the high solstice of American television journalism and the man who most exemplified that moment It also illuminates, behind the scenes, a Walter Cronkite that millions of Americans thought they knew, but, as Brinkleys book now shows us, didnt Michael Beschloss Exhaustively researched and beautifully written, Cronkite is a classic Douglas Brinkley has written his best book yet This is a fascinating story that will be read for years to come Debby Applegate In this absorbing and sensitively written biography, Douglas Brinkley has captured not only the life and momentous decades of a uniquely American legend, but also the heartbeat of a nation in its times of both triumph and tragedy Ronald Steel This sweeping narrative of Walter Cronkites life is irresistibly told, beautifully written, and deeply researched Douglas Brinkley has produced one trustworthy biography after another, each one commanding widespread respect and admiration And this is one of the very best Doris Kearns Goodwin The personal and professional life of Walter Cronkite is an American treasure and we should all be grateful to Douglas Brinkley for telling it so well Tom Brokaw A sweeping and masterful biography Newsweek A superb biography If only we had Walter Cronkite today Tina Brown, NewsweekFor decades, Walter Cronkite was known as the most trusted man in America Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of television, as a host of numerous documentary programs and as anchor of the CBS Evening News, from 1962 until his retirement in 1981 Yet this very public figure, undoubtedly the twentieth century s most revered journalist, was a remarkably private man few know the full story of his life Drawing on unprecedented access to Cronkite s private papers as well as interviews with his family and friends, Douglas Brinkley now brings this American icon into focus as never before. Brinkley traces Cronkite s story from his roots in Missouri and Texas through the Great Depression, during which he began his career, to World War II, when he gained notice reporting with Allied troops from North Africa, D day, and the Battle of the Bulge In 1950, Edward R Murrow recruited him to work for CBS, where he covered presidential elections, the space program, Vietnam, and the first televised broadcasts of the Olympic Games, as both a reporter and later as an anchor for the evening news Cronkite was also witness toand the nation s voice formany of the most profound moments in modern American history, including the Kennedy assassination, Apollos 11 and 13, Watergate, the Vietnam War, and the Iran hostage crisis. Epic, intimate, and masterfully written, Cronkite is the much anticipated biography of an extraordinary American life, told by one of our most brilliant and respected historians. 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