Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 792 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.7 in
Published: October 19, 2000
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0252069412
ISBN - 13: 9780252069413
From the Publisher
A forceful account of the rise of modern media as an instrument of political power, with a new introduction by the author.
About the Author
David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduation, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam authored The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement, The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller, and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times.