The Resource Plain dealing: : Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery, Richard G. Zimmerman, (ebook)

Plain dealing: : Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery, Richard G. Zimmerman, (ebook)

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Plain dealing: : Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery
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Plain dealing:
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Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery
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Richard G. Zimmerman
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eng
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A collection of political remembrances from a longtime Statehouse and Washington bureau reporter. Son of an Ohio Supreme Court Justice and longtime political reporter, Rick Zimmerman presents Ohio politics from the inside. He began learning about Ohio politics and politicians as a young boy, sitting at the dinner table presided over by his father, Judge Charles Ballard Zimmerman. The author says his 'father was a Democrat of sorts, but identified with the Jeffersonian wing of the party. In short, he was a conservative and a favorable mention of Franklin Roosevelt was practically banned in our house.' Yet, in spite of these philosophical leanings, the elder Zimmerman was truly nonpartisan as far as his political tales were concerned, with an opinion about most political leaders from both parties, that were for the most part negative, a 'perspective which my later critics likely would suggest I inherited,' contends Zimmerman. In the same way his father entertained with his reminiscences, author Rick Zimmerman tells stories of and on Ohio's politicians and their machinations, including governors (James Rhodes and Mike DiSalle), senators, and congressmen. His discussions of Watergate, his African sabbatical, and the National Press Club and reflections on the state of journalism are refreshing, witty, and insightful. Plain Dealing is an engaging memoir that doubles as an irreverent look at Ohio's political history
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Midwest
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1934-
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Zimmerman, Richard G.
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977.1/043
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non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • Ohio
  • Legislators
  • Governors
  • Politicians
  • Ohio
  • Zimmerman, Richard G
  • Journalists
  • Journalism
  • Press and politics
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adult
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Plain dealing: : Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery, Richard G. Zimmerman, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781612774602
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11753649
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11753649
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Plain dealing: : Ohio politics and journalism viewed from the press gallery, Richard G. Zimmerman, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612774602
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11753649
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753649
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MWT11753649
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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