Walter Lippmann and the American Century

Walter Lippmann and the American Century

by Ronald Steel, Op BY Debbie England
     
 

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Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) has been hailed as the greatest journalist of his age. For more than sixty years he exerted unprecedented influence on American public opinion through his writing, especially his famous newspaper column.. "Drawing on conversations with Lippmann and on exclusive access to his private papers, Ronald Steel reveals for the first time the story… See more details below

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Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) has been hailed as the greatest journalist of his age. For more than sixty years he exerted unprecedented influence on American public opinion through his writing, especially his famous newspaper column.. "Drawing on conversations with Lippmann and on exclusive access to his private papers, Ronald Steel reveals for the first time the story of Lippmann's largely unrecognized additional role in twentieth-century history: his active involvement behind the scenes with presidents, politicians, and powerbrokers in helping to shape the very events he wrote about, events that changed the fate of nations.

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<:st>Reprint of the 1980 classic (cited in ) with a new introduction by Steel. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780394747316
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/12/1981
Edition description:
1st Vintage Books ed
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
5.21(w) x 8.02(h) x 1.87(d)

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