The Resource Bulletins from Dallas : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (ebook)

Bulletins from Dallas : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (ebook)

Label
Bulletins from Dallas : reporting the JFK assassination
Title
Bulletins from Dallas
Title remainder
reporting the JFK assassination
Statement of responsibility
Bill Sanderson
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An in-depth look at Pulitzer Prize-winning White House reporter Merriman Smith and his biggest story: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Thanks to one reporter's skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963, when the world stopped and held its breath: At 12:34 p.m. central time, UPI White House reporter Merriman Smith broke the news that shots had been fired at President Kennedy's motorcade. Most people think Walter Cronkite was the first to tell America about the assassination. But when Cronkite broke the news on TV, he read from one of Smith's dispatches. At Parkland Hospital, Smith saw President Kennedy's blood-soaked body in the back of his limousine before the emergency room attendants arrived. Two hours later, he was one of three journalists to witness President Johnson's swearing-in aboard Air Force One. Smith rightly won a Pulitzer Prize for the vivid story he wrote for the next day's morning newspapers. Until this book, the full story of how Smith pulled off the most amazing reportorial coup has never been told. With access to a trove of Smith's personal letters and papers and through interviews with Smith's family and colleagues, veteran news reporter Bill Sanderson cracks open the legend. Bulletins from Dallas tells for the first time how Smith beat his competition on the story, and shows how the biggest scoop of his career foreshadowed his personal downfall
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sanderson, Bill
Dewey number
973.922092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Smith, A. Merriman
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
Label
Bulletins from Dallas : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510712652
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12198900
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12198900
System control number
MWT12198900
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bulletins from Dallas : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510712652
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12198900
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12198900
System control number
MWT12198900
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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