The Resource Reporter : a memoir, Seymour M. Hersh., (ebook)

Reporter : a memoir, Seymour M. Hersh., (ebook)

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Reporter : a memoir
Title
Reporter
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Seymour M. Hersh.
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A memoir of renowned investigative journalist Seymour Hersh's life as a reporter"--
  • "From the Pulitzer-prize-winning, bestselling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time--an intensely personal, revelatory memoir of a matchless career that has encompassed the most important stories of the last half century. Seymour M. Hersh's fearless reporting has earned him fame, front-page bylines in virtually every major newspaper in the free world, a staggering collection of awards, and no small amount of controversy. His story is, first and foremost, a story of fierce independence. Faced with pressure from corporate interests, the various muscular arms of government, and occasionally from outright criminals, Hersh has been relentless in his pursuit of truth and his belief in challenging the official narrative. We learn how he navigated through cover-ups, deceit, and ethical dilemmas in the morasses of war, espionage, and politics. He brings to light previously unknown details of his reporting on the atrocity at My Lai and the military's efforts to save face. He revisits the Watergate scandal; the CIA's missteps in Chile, Cuba, Panama, and elsewhere; the duplicity of Henry Kissinger and Dick Cheney; and the path that took him to the revelations about Abu Ghraib. We come to see which lines he would cross and which he would not, how he employed the tools available to him, why the use of anonymous sources is vital to a free press, and why those sources must be protected at all costs. This book is an object lesson in reporting in its highest form. Hersh takes us from his youth on the South Side of Chicago, through the halcyon days of American newspaper journalism, to his eventual stints at The New York Times, The New Yorker, and beyond. Along the way, he offers illuminating recollections about some of the giants of American journalism: Ben Bradlee, A.M. Rosenthal, David Remnick, William Shawn, and Bob Woodward among them. In a time when good journalism--if not truth itself--is under fire as never before, Reporter is essential reading on the power of the printed word."
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Hersh, Seymour M
Dewey number
070.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.H473
LC item number
A3 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hersh, Seymour M
  • Journalists
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Reporter : a memoir, Seymour M. Hersh., (ebook)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Contents
Getting started -- City news -- Interludes -- Chicago and the AP -- Washington, at last -- Bugs and a book -- A presidential campaign -- Going after the biologicals -- Finding Calley -- A national disgrace -- To The New Yorker -- Finally there -- Watergate, and much more -- Me and Henry -- The big one -- Off to New York -- Kissinger, again, and beyond -- A New Yorker reprise -- America's war on terror
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521587
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EFC81F09-28AF-46E9-9933-547F44E33224
System control number
  • on1039080171
  • (OCoLC)1039080171
Label
Reporter : a memoir, Seymour M. Hersh., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Contents
Getting started -- City news -- Interludes -- Chicago and the AP -- Washington, at last -- Bugs and a book -- A presidential campaign -- Going after the biologicals -- Finding Calley -- A national disgrace -- To The New Yorker -- Finally there -- Watergate, and much more -- Me and Henry -- The big one -- Off to New York -- Kissinger, again, and beyond -- A New Yorker reprise -- America's war on terror
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521587
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EFC81F09-28AF-46E9-9933-547F44E33224
System control number
  • on1039080171
  • (OCoLC)1039080171

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