Controversy, and Other Essays in Journalism, 19501975, William Manchester
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Controversy, and Other Essays in Journalism, 19501975

Author: William Manchester

Narrator: Arthur Morey

Unabridged: 16 hr 50 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 01/17/2017

Genre: History - North America

Synopsis

The writing of Death of a President, William Manchesters award-winning account of President Kennedys assassination, is the topic of the title essay in this collection, as it was a controversy like few others, pitting one of the most prominent historians of the day against Jackie Kennedy, the most famous, and private, widow in the world. The seventy-six page essay provides an insiders account of the struggle to see the book published. The rest of this sweeping collection examines the time period between World War II and the Vietnam era. It is an account that is both exactingly accurate and a pleasure to hear.

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