David Brinkley

11 presidents, 4 wars, 22 political conventions, 1 moon landing, 3 assassinations, 2,000 weeks of news and other stuff on television and 18 years of growing up in North Carolina by David Brinkley

Publisher: Random House Large Print in association with A. A. Knopf in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 273 Downloads: 994
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  • Television journalists -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Statementby David Brinkley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.B6695 B75 1995, PN4874.B6695 B75 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15413295M
ISBN 100679765069
LC Control Number95022852

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