Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story

Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story

by Paul Batura
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Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story by Paul Batura

Good Day!, the critically-acclaimed biography about the legendary Paul Harvey, is now in paperback! In this heartwarming book, author Paul J. Batura tells the all-American story of one of the best-known radio voices in history. From his humble beginnings to his unparalleled career of more than 50 years with ABC radio, Paul Harvey narrated America's story day by day, through wars and peace, through the threat of communism and the crumbling of old colonial powers, through consumer booms and eventual busts. In Good Day!, you'll follow,

* How he became "Paul Harvey"
* The remarkable adversity he confronted in his early years
* How he revolutionized the radio industry with his wife, Evelyn
* How a president wanted to "roast" him "good"
* How he was nearly jailed for pursuing a scoop

Uplifting and inspirational, Good Day! is a colorful biography of the radio pioneer-turned-legend whose guiding light saw the country through dark times. Whether he was covering racial tensions, terrorist attacks, or which vitamins to take, Paul Harvey articulated the American experience for average people making their way in a world too large for quick comprehension. Harvey brought them that world "in dime store words," with a sense of optimism and faith, and with a deep love for America. Here is Harvey's story, the rest of the story, as he would tell it himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596981010
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 05/19/2009
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,127,858
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Paul J. Batura is an author and researcher who serves as a special aide to National Radio Hall of Fame host Dr. James C. Dobson of Focus on the Family. A native of New York, Batura has worked at Long Island’s Newsday and legendary talk-radio station WOR. A student of radio and a veteran of 60 marathons, he now lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife Julie and their son Riley Hamilton. You can reach him at

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Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
BillingsJT More than 1 year ago
A book that makes one wonder if Regnery employs anyone with editing skills. This book is poorly written and crying out for an editor. The factual errors are amazing (Hopalong Cassidy was a character in The Lone Ranger?? -- don't think so!). Harvey's wife is Lynne, then Evelyn, then Lynne again. Each anecdote is its own chapter, some of which are repeated in the book. It does not do justice to its subject."
Bethy More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed this book, miss Paul Harvey's radio show.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this book very much. It was well written gave me insite of just how hard this man, 'Paul Harvey' worked to get where he was. It is a truly well written tribute.