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Review: Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley

About 15 years ago, I read Walter Cronkite’s autobiography, A Reporter’s Life, and was extremely disappointed in it. It seemed a superficial and half-hearted attempt at chronicling his life. That may be due to the fact that I read his … Continue reading

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Review: Almost a Family by John Darnton

John Darnton had a most unusual childhood. Although his father, Byron “Barney” Darnton, a legendary World War II war correspondent for the New York Times, died when John was an infant, the son was raised in the shadow of his … Continue reading

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