The Place to Be

The Place to Be : Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News

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Roger Mudd joined CBS in 1961, and as the congressional correspondent, became a star covering the historic Senate filibuster debate over the 1964 Civil Right Act. Mudd was one of half a dozen major figures in the stable of CBS News broadcasters at time when the network's standing as a provider of news was at its peak. In The Place to Be, Mudd tells of how the bureau worked: the rivalries, the egos, the pride, the competition, the ambitions and the gathering frustrations of conveying the world to a national television audience in thirty minutes minus commercials. It is the story of a unique TV news bureau, unmatched in its quality, dedication, and professionalism, that will highlight what TV journalism was once like and what it's missing today.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 432 pages
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 1586486551
  • 9781586486556

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