From the Inside Flap
He was the voice of an era. Millions grew up listening to Paul Harvey News and Comment and The Rest of the Story, and trusted the great man who spoke for the little guy.Good Day! by Paul J. Batura follows the remarkable life of one of the founding fathers of the news media. Paul Harvey started his career during the Great Depression and narrated America's story day by day, through wars and peace, the threat of communism and the crumbling of old colonial powers, consumer booms and eventual busts. In Good Day!, you'll follow,
* How he became "Paul Harvey"
* The remarkable adversity he confronted in his early years
* How he revolutionized the radio industry with his wife, Evelyn
* How a president wanted to "roast" him "good"
* How he was nearly jailed for pursuing a scoop
From the Back Cover
"Paul Harvey: a voice of reason, a voice of common sense, an eloquent spokesman for the America and the Americans he loved. Open this book and read `the rest of the story.'"
--Ben Stein, author, actor, economist, and journalist
--Mike Huckabee, FOX News political commentator and former governor of Arkansas
"Paul Harvey had a voice and a broadcast you didn't want to turn off. Paul Batura has a book you won't want to put down. And like Harvey's news and comment, you don't want it to end."
--Dan Vallie, director of the Kellar Radio Talent Institute, Appalachian State University
--Hugh Hewitt, host of the "Hugh Hewitt Show" and Executive Editor of Townhall.com
"Harvey's legacy couldn't be in more capable hands."
--Dr. James Dobson, bestselling author, National Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster, and founder of Focus on the Family