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The Powers That Be

by David Halberstam

University of Illinois Press | October 19, 2000 | Trade Paperback

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A forceful account of the rise of modern media as an instrument of political power, with a new introduction by the author.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 792 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.7 in

Published: October 19, 2000

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0252069412

ISBN - 13: 9780252069413

Found in: Communication

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The Powers That Be

The Powers That Be

by David Halberstam

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 792 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.7 in

Published: October 19, 2000

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0252069412

ISBN - 13: 9780252069413

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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.