Brinkley, Douglas

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.

Publisher: New York :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2012]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0061374261
Branch Call Number: 921 Cronk
Characteristics: xi, 819 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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Apr 21, 2013

"Offers a candid look at the renowned, yet fiercely private, journalist and news anchor who reported on some of the biggest stories of the twentieth century." April 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter

Jun 26, 2012
  • fjvalentin rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I thought it was an extremely well researched and well written book. He portrayed the man, warts and all, but what a man! A lot of space was taken up with CBS News in-fighting and ratings wars, but that is the nature of the business. Cronkite was just a great man, and his qualities came through.


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