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Author
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher Harper  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 9.25 x 6.25 x 2 inches
ISBN 9780061374265
Pages/Publication Date 820/2012
Daedalus Item Code 41974
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(Winner of the 2013 Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism) For decades he was "the most trusted man in America" (Chicago Tribune), yet few people knew the personal side of Walter Cronkite. In this superb biography, Douglas Brinkley gives us the Walter Cronkite we thought we knew, following interviews with some 200 of his closest friends and colleagues, including Andy Rooney, Leslie Stahl, Barbara Walters, Dan Rather, Brian Williams, Les Moonves, Christiane Amanpour, Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer, Ted Turner, Jimmy Buffett, and Morley Safer.

"A majestic biography.... Cronkite is evidence that a job can be done just about perfectly. That goes for the man and this exceptional biography."—NYTBR

"This sweeping narrative of Walter Cronkite's life is irresistibly told, beautifully written, and deeply researched. Douglas Brinkley has produced one trustworthy biography after another, each one commanding widespread respect and admiration. And this is one of the very best."—Doris Kearns Goodwin

 
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