Politicians Are People, Too

Politicians Are People, Too

by Richard Benedetto
     
 

Across the span of his 35-year career reporting on local, state, and national politics, USA TODAY White House correspondent Richard Benedetto has interviewed and closely watched a wide variety of politicians and public servants. This memoir and personal reflection considers the coverage and treatment of politics and politicians by today's media and offers

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Across the span of his 35-year career reporting on local, state, and national politics, USA TODAY White House correspondent Richard Benedetto has interviewed and closely watched a wide variety of politicians and public servants. This memoir and personal reflection considers the coverage and treatment of politics and politicians by today's media and offers suggestions for improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761834229
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
182
Sales rank:
780,096
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Table of Contents

"You don't boo the President of the United States"1
"I was good, wasn't I?"11
A reporter learns some lessons23
You can go home again27
A men's room job interview45
"This isn't the Yankees' dressing room!"57
A newspaper is born73
"Politicians are people, too"83
Politics, baseball, movies stars and war do mix99
Photos111
Jogging with "41"117
Bill and Hillary129
"W"141
Have you ever flown on Air Force One?141

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