The Powers That Be

The Powers That Be

David Halberstam


A attention-grabbing investigate 4 American media giants, and their once-unparalleled regulate over society and policy
Pulitzer Prize–winning writer David Halberstam turns his investigative eye to the increase of the yank media within the bold and incisive The Powers That Be. First released in 1979, Halberstam’s amazing quantity makes a speciality of the successes and screw ups of CBS tv, Time journal, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times.By reading landmark occasions akin to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s masterful use of the radio and the remarkable assurance of the Watergate break-in, Halberstam demonstrates how the media has shifted from easily reporting the inside track to creating it. Drawn from hundreds of thousands of in-depth interviews with insiders at every one corporation, and hailed by means of the Seattle Times as “a huge X-ray examine of power,” The Powers That Be blends political ambition and the hunt for fact in a page-turning read.
 
This publication good points a longer biography of David Halberstam.

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