All about the story : news, power, politics, and the Washington post / Leonard Downie Jr
Book | PublicAffairs | 2020 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
viii, 385 pages ; 25 cm
Contents
Ben and Len -- Accidental intern -- Muckraker -- Washington burning -- A reluctant editor -- Inside the Watergate story -- The legend of deep throat -- Encountering terror -- Tragedy in Jonestown -- Foreign correspondent -- Charles and Diana -- Public lives, private lives -- Confronting the Clintons -- The resort hotel bunker -- The unabomber's ultimatum -- The buck stops here -- 9/11 -- Preparing for war -- Iraq -- Woodward and plame -- Exposing a CIA secret -- Legacy -- Farewell -- The Post -- The rest of the story -- Afterword.
Summary
"At a time when the role of journalism is especially critical, Leonard Downie, the former executive editor of the Washington Post writes about his nearly 50 years at the newspaper and the importance of getting at the truth"-- Provided by publisher.
Note
Includes index.
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ISBN
9781541742284 (hardback)
1541742281 (hardback)
9781541742260 (epub)
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