Welcome To The Broadcast

November 11, 2014|
Welcome To The Broadcast by Don Newman
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In Welcome to the Broadcast, titled after his famous greeting to the viewers of his highly popular program Politics, journalist and broadcaster Don Newman writes about his many decades reporting on Canadian and international politics. He covered some of the most critical events of our time: more than a dozen Canadian federal elections; historic free-trade, energy and constitutional talks (including the failed Meech Lake Accord); Supreme Court decisions; U.S. presidential elections; and the Watergate scandal.

Now, in his first book, Newman shares stories about meeting and interviewing the political greats of the last half century, from a chance encounter with JFK to a cloak-and-dagger assignation with a man who said he knew too much about the Kennedy assassination, to the attempt by prominent members of the Liberal Party to dump their leader in the middle of an election campaign. Also featured in the book are stories from Newman''s personal life, including the ups and downs he experienced during his journey to become one of the country''s top political journalists.

With a journalism career spanning over forty years, including over two decades spent as senior parliamentary editor of CBC Television News, DON NEWMAN is one of Canada’s best known and respected journalists. He helped launch the country’s first all-news channel, reported for The National and was a foreign correspondent with...
Title:Welcome To The Broadcast
Product dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:November 11, 2014
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443416832

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