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21 CHESHIRE, MAXINE; GREENYA, JOHN. Maxine Cheshire, Reporter.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1978. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is an insider's intriguing account of dramatic, sometimes tragic events and colorful personalities, of what goes on behind closed doors. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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22 CLOUD, STANLEY; OLSON, LYNNE. The Murrow Boys: Pioneers On The Front Lines Of Broadcast Journalism.
Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston: 1996. 0395680840 / 9780395680841 Fourth edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A riveting, entertaining, exhilarating, warts-and-all story concerning Edward R. Murrow and the men who worked with and for him. Includes an Index. 
Price: 34.68 USD
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23 COLLEAGUES AND ASSOCIATES OF LEE PAPERS. The Lee Papers: A Saga Of Midwestern Journalism.
Star-Courier Press, Kewanee: 1947. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 21.85 USD
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24 DARY, DAVID. Red Blood And Black Ink: Journalism In The Old West.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1998. 0679446559 / 9780679446552 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Makes a strong case for the importance of the press in settling the West and helping to knit the nation together, making us into the country we are today. A fascinating look at a neglected part of our history. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.58 USD
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25 DAVIS, ELMER. But We Were Born Free.
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis/New York: 1954. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 5.70 USD
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26 DEEDY, JOHN. Auden As Didymus: The Poet As Columnist Anonymous.
Paul P. Appel, Mount Vernon: 0911858415 / 9780911858419 Limited edition of 50 copies. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand New Copy. 
Most of Auden's Commonweal magazine pieces are well known to scholars, and accounted for in bibliographies. But there is a notable exception: a series of columns that Auden wrote for Commonweal in 1942 under the pseudonym Didymus. This book marks the first appearance of the Didymus columns of W. H. Auden in hardcover, and with their publication the column are returned, in effect, to the oeuvre. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.22 USD
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27 DICKERSON, NANCY. Among Those Present.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1977. 0345254252 / 9780345254252 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
"Her book is a perceptive record of the period, a portrayal of a remarkable women, and a pleasure to read." -Library Journal. 
Price: 3.56 USD
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28 EMERY, EDWIN. The Press And America: An Interpretative History Of Journalism.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1962. Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket has a slight tear on the spine. 
Covers America's major mass media and deals with the related topics of press associations, syndicates, advertising and economics. Includes an Index. 
Price: 61.28 USD
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29 EVANS, HAROLD. War Stories: Reporting In The Time Of Conflict From The Crimea To Iraq.
Bunker Hill Publishing, Boston: 2003. 1593730055 / 9781593730055 First Edition. A Newseum Book. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Based on the "War Stories" exhibit created by the Newseum, in Washington, D.C., for which Harold Evans served as the guest curator. Through the notebooks, photgraphs, headlines, wires, telegrams, and satellite uplinks and direct interviews, Harold Evans describes the personal and professional challenges of the uniquely dedicated men and women as they attempted and succeeded, sometimes at the cost of their own lives, in retelling the most immediate stories of war. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.30 USD
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30 FABER, DORIS. Behind The Headlines: The Story Of Newspapers.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1965. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In an imaginative and spirited style [the author] describes how newspapers bring the news of the world to the nation's breakfast tables every morning, to homebound workers every evening. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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31 FERGUSON, KATHRYN; PRICE, NORMA A; PARKS, TED. Crossing With The Virgin: Stories From The Migrant Trail.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2010. First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Over the past ten years, more than 4,000 people have died while crossing the Arizona desert to find jobs, join families, or start new lives. Other migrants tell of the corpses they pass—bodies that This is an extraordinary book about the courageous journeys of peoples crossing the U.S.-Mexico border—and about U.S. citizens who are erasing those borders with acts of mercy and defiance. . . . a page turner. —Demetria Martinez, author of Mother Tongue are never recovered or counted. Crossing With the Virgin collects stories heard from migrants about these treacherous treks—firsthand accounts told to volunteers for the Samaritans, a humanitarian group that seeks to prevent such unnecessary deaths by providing these travelers with medical aid, water, and food. Other books have dealt with border crossing; this is the first to share stories of immigrant suffering at its worst told by migrants encountered on desert trails. The Samaritans write about their encounters to show what takes place on a daily basis along the border: confrontations with Border Patrol agents at checkpoints reminiscent of wartime; children who die in their parents' desperate bid to reunite families; migrants terrorized by bandits; and hovering ghost-like above nearly every crossing, the ever-present threat of death. These thirty-nine stories are about the migrants, but they also tell how each individual author became involved with this work. As such, they offer not only a window into the migrants' plight but also a look at the challenges faced by volunteers in sometimes compromising situations—and at their own humanizing process. Crossing With the Virgin raises important questions about underlying assumptions and basic operations of border enforcement, helping readers see past political positions to view migrants as human beings. It will touch your heart as surely as it reassures you that there are people who still care about their fellow man. 
Price: 17.05 USD
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32 FRIEDRICH, OTTO. Decline And Fall.
Harper & Row, New York: 1970. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has a slight tear. 
Full of firsthand dialogue, anecdotes, and humor with rambunctious characters caught unawares. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.45 USD
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33 FRIEDRICH, OTTO. Decline And Fall.
Harper & Row, New York: 1970. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has a slight tear. 
Full of firsthand dialogue, anecdotes, and humor with rambunctious characters caught unawares. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.45 USD
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34 GARRISON, PHILIP. The Permit That Never Expires: Migrant Tales From The Ozark Hills And The Mexican Highlands.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2010. First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Philip Garrison keeps his eyes and ears open. And he also keeps an open mind. It helps that he's bilingual, because a lot of his neighbors these days speak Spanish and he likes to know what's on their Anyone who wants to understand Mexican immigration should read this book—and it's a gripping read, for Garrison is at once stylish, unusually perceptive, wryly humorous, and, above all, both compassionate and deeply knowledgable. This is an astonishingly original and important work. —C.M. Mayo, author of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire Philip Garrison once again emerges as the ultimate coyote. No other author has proven as tenacious or as fearless or as open to startling invention in leading us across the desert of our nation's failure to imagine the migrant/immigrant flux from Mexico as anything but an unsolvable problem. —Ann Neelon, editor of New Madrid: Journal of Contemporary Literature minds. Like his epileptic friend Pera, who asks him to write a note in English to explain to her supervisor that she probably shouldn't be cooking on a grill in case she has a seizure and falls into the flames. When Garrison asks her if she has a work permit, she replies,"Bueno. El que nunca vence." The kind that never expires. That's the sort of response he doesn't forget. There is a river, Garrison writes, that runs from Oaxaca to British Columbia. El flujo migratorio, he calls it. The migratory flow. But it isn't a conventional sort of river. "It is made of neither rock nor water nor wind but only of motion, of momentum. And yet . . . it is the most compelling feature in the entire U.S. West," he claims. Garrison has his feet planted firmly in the middle of this river of humanity, wondering why America is trying to build a wall along an actual river, the Rio Grande, to keep us separated from the mxicanos. All borders, he writes, exist mostly in the imagination—a point he proves decisively in this delightful book. Garrison is an award-winning writer and this book shows why. Warm, witty, self-deprecating, and charming (the list could go on), this collection illuminates the lives of these migrants, whether at the local food bank in Ellensburg, Washington, in the streets of Michoacan, or everywhere in between. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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35 GOLDBERG, BERNARD. Arrogance: Rescuing America From The Media Elite.
Warner Books, New York: 2003. 044653191X / 9780446531917 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Offers a twelve-step program to help the media elites overcome their addiction to bias. Punctures the bubble in which the media elites live and work, a culture of denial where contrary views are not welcome. Includes an Index. "This insider's account [has] must-read status. . . . His case is airtight." - Wall Street Journal 
Price: 3.76 USD
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36 GRAHAM, FRED. Happy Talk: Confessions Of A T V Newsman.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1990. 0393027767 / 9780393027761 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Fred Graham's odyssey is a sassy fast-paced, funny and revealing trip through the important and interesting world of television news. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.88 USD
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37 GRAHAM, FRED. Happy Talk: Confessions Of A T V Newsman.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1990. 0393027767 / 9780393027761 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Fred Graham's odyssey is a sassy fast-paced, funny and revealing trip through the important and interesting world of television news. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.16 USD
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38 HALBERSTAM, DAVID. The Powers That Be.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1979. 0394503813 / 9780394503813 Second Printing before Publication. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but dustjacket is worn and has some tears. 
An extraordinary achievement. It chronicles the stunning rise in power and influence of America's communications empires. It opens our eyes to the domination of government by the media. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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39 HALDEMAN, H. R. The Ends Of Power.
Times Books, New York: 1978. 0812907248 / 9780812907247 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In The Ends of Power, H. R. Haldeman's history-making revelations force a complete reassessment of what millions of Americans and people around the world believe to be the facts about Watergate. 
Price: 3.09 USD
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40 HAMILTON, JOHN MAXWELL. Journalism's Roving Eye: A History Of American Foreign Reporting.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London: 2009. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In all of journalism, nowhere are the stakes higher than in foreign news-gathering. For media owners, it is the most difficult type of reporting to finance; for editors, the hardest to oversee. Correspondents, roaming large swaths of the planet, must acquire expertise that home-based reporters take for granted—facility with the local language, for instance, or an understanding of local cultures. Adding further to the challenges, they must put news of the world in context for an audience with little experience and often limited interest in foreign affairs—a task made all the more daunting because of the consequence to national security. In Journalism's Roving Eye, John Maxwell Hamilton—a historian and former foreign correspondent—provides a sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day and chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries. From the colonial era—when newspaper printers hustled down to wharfs to collect mail and periodicals from incoming ships—to the ongoing multimedia press coverage of the Iraq War, Hamilton explores journalism's constant—and not always successful—efforts at "dishing the foreign news," as James Gordon Bennett put it in the mid-nineteenth century to describe his approach in the New York Herald. He details the highly partisan coverage of the French Revolution, the early emergence of "special correspondents" and the challenges of organizing their efforts, the profound impact of the non-yellow press in the run-up to the Spanish-American War, the increasingly sophisticated machinery of propaganda and censorship that surfaced during World War I, and the "golden age" of foreign correspondence during the interwar period, when outlets for foreign news swelled and a large number of experienced, independent journalists circled the globe. From the Nazis' intimidation of reporters to the ways in which American popular opinion shaped coverage of Communist revolution and the Vietnam War, Hamilton covers every aspect of delivering foreign news to American doorsteps. Along the way, Hamilton singles out a fascinating cast of characters, among them Victor Lawson, the overlooked proprietor of the Chicago Daily News, who pioneered the concept of a foreign news service geared to American interests; Henry Morton Stanley, one of the first reporters to generate news on his own with his 1871 expedition to East Africa to "find Livingstone"; and Jack Belden, a forgotten brooding figure who exemplified the best in combat reporting. Hamilton details the experiences of correspondents, editors, owners, publishers, and network executives, as well as the political leaders who made the news and the technicians who invented ways to transmit it. Their stories bring the narrative to life in arresting detail and make this an indispensable book for anyone wanting to understand the evolution of foreign news-gathering. Amid the steep drop in the number of correspondents stationed abroad and the recent decline of the newspaper industry, many fear that foreign reporting will soon no longer exist. But as Hamilton shows in this magisterial work, traditional correspondence survives alongside a new type of reporting. Journalism's Roving Eye offers a keen understanding of the vicissitudes in foreign news, an understanding imperative to better seeing what lies ahead. John Maxwell Hamilton, whose career spans journalism and government, has reported from the United States and abroad for ABC Radio, the Christian Science Monitor, and other media outlets, in addition to being a longtime commentator on public radio's Marketplace. He served in the Agency for International Development during the Carter administration, and on the staffs of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the World Bank. In the course of his career, he has had assignments in more than fifty countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Hamilton is dean and LSU Foundation Hopkins P. Breazeale Professor at the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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