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10 thoughts on “Brinkley's Beat People Places and Events That Shaped My Time

  1. says:

    This volume serves as an appropriate remembrance of the acerbic longtime NBC News and later ABC anchorman who died in June A journalist since 1938 Brinkley was an unusual figure in American life a mainstay media personality whose defining trait was intelligence and good judgmentThe subtitle serves as an exact description of the table of cont

  2. says:

    I grew up watching the Huntley Brinkley Report on NBC so I thought I knew what to expect I was very wrong David Brinkley's observations over the many busy decades in which he lived surprised me all the way throughI especially liked his places sections and observations on Vienna Austria where a grad school friend now lives The Viennese sound so laid back that I believe I really have to go there some day Brinkley's somewhat introspective o

  3. says:

    Brinkley uoted last speech of JFK given in Fort Worth the morning he died We would like to live as we once lived but history will not permit

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    I have mixed feelings about this book Parts were extremely interesting and other sections were so boring that I skipped them I am interested in current events and historical memoirs Brinkley was present at many important

  5. says:

    The book Mr Brinkley wrote shortly before his death in 2003; I think the perspective of a professional journalist ie one who did his life's work before the news was on your side covering the people places and events he selects are well considered and reasoned These short chapters cover some of the personalities he interviewed I especially enjoyed his pieces on Ronald Reagan and Bobby Kennedy and various plac

  6. says:

    This was a pleasant memoir that enabled me to revisit many of the important news stories of my youth including Vietnam war coverage on TV and the assassination of JFK and the all news weekend including the live coverage of the murder

  7. says:

    I always loved David Brinkley's reporting his commentaries his on air humor and his writing Another good read from Brinkley especially the first section on people he had known and covered He could have focused on the well known but he threw

  8. says:

    Interesting perspective on the events of his day through the eyes of a traditional and I would say ethical than most news reporter Entertaining

  9. says:

    Very interesting Makes me want to brush up on some history lessons though

  10. says:

    Excellent read It is interesting to better know the man who was half of the team that delivered my nightly news for years

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