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In this fascinating autobiography, told in a straightforward and conversational style, Rather covers all the important moments of his event-filled career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS News, where he had worked for 44 years.
"It's all written in the rhetorical blend of GLADIATOR and the Grand Ol' Opry that is Ratherspeak."
From the Publisher
This memoir by Dan Rather -- one of the most pre-eminent journalists of our time -- is told in a straightforward and conversational manner so that you hear his distinctive voice on every page. Rather, -- who has won every prestigious journalism award in his distinguished career -- discusses all the big stories from his decades of reporting. This very personal accounting includes (but is certainly not limited to) his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, his coverage of the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as well as inside stories about all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his remarkable career. The book will also include Dan's thoughts and reflections on the state of journalism today and what he sees for its future, as well as never-before-revealed personal observations and commentary.