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Watched Brinkley when he was a newscaster with Chet Huntley. Loved him then and ever since, have read all his books.
Highly recommend this book.
This book reminds me how much I miss David Brinkley's clear vision and unique style.Published 2 months ago by Granfran
David Brinkley was one of the giants of TV journalism. The key word here is "journalism", since the TV news landscape today is populated mostly by entertainers, not by true... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jerry Weaver
David Brinkley was a creation of the time and place of network television in the 50's and 60's in his partnership with Chet Huntley. Read morePublished on March 21, 2012 by Richard M. Rollo
I liked this book. Its bite-sized chapters present lesser-known views of historic people, places, and events in a folksy, relaxed sort of way. Read morePublished on May 6, 2009 by Vincent J.
One is almost tempted to use an old Walter Cronkite line in reviewing this work..."And That's The Way It Was... Read morePublished on August 10, 2008 by Big D
This book contains a hundred wonderful anecdotes from the life of a man in the middle of things for four decades. They don't make journalists like David Brinkley any longer.Published on August 28, 2007 by Rodney Wilson
David Brinkley's final work is a brief but often amusing accounts of "persons, places, and events" covered in his long career--a literary post-dinner liquour to be sipped and... Read morePublished on December 15, 2005 by Philip A. True
This book is not a memoir in the traditional sense, or even directly about Brinkley. Instead, Brinkley has composed a collection of essays recounting, as mentioned in the... Read morePublished on August 25, 2005 by Andrew W. Johns