My Times: A Dissenting Memoir

My Times: A Dissenting Memoir

by John L. Hess

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583226049
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.82(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

JOHN HESS is a veteran newspaperman and the author of Vanishing France, The Case for De Gaulle, The Grand Acquisitors, and, with his wife Karen, Taste of America. After leaving the Times Hess worked in television and radio journalism, wrote a nationally syndicated column, and freelanced for The Nation and Grand Street. Today he continues his role as media watchdog with a daily spot on WBAI's Pacifica, New York public radio. He is the holder of the Ordre National de Mérite and is the winner of the Meyer Berger Award of the Columbia School of Journalism.

Table of Contents

Introduction7
1Learning a Trade13
2Tyranny of the Clerks19
3Fin-Biz27
4Meet the Family35
5Clerks to the World45
6Paris Edition55
7Tragic Victory67
8How We Blew My-lai83
9Aftermath101
10Cyrus113
11Sin City125
12Kerfuffle at the Met135
13Dining on the Times147
14Setting a Prairie Fire159
15Exit171
16Death Watch187
Epilogue195
Appendix227
Index261
Acknowledgments271
About the Author272

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