This Just In

This Just In

What I Couldn't Tell You on TV

Bob Schieffer - Author

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ISBN 9780425194331 | 464 pages | 06 Jan 2004 | Berkley | 6.06 x 9.01in | 18 - AND UP
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Bob Schieffer started his reporting career in Texas when he was barely old enough to buy a beer, joined CBS News in 1969, and became one of the few correspondents ever to have covered all four major Washington beats: the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Capitol Hill. Over the past four decades, he's seen it all-and now he's sharing the after-hours tales only his colleagues know.

This Just In 1. Oswald's Mother
2. The Johnson City Windmill
3. Mississippi Burning
4. The Night Beat
5. Courthouse Days
6. The Star-Telegram Goes to War
7. "I Can't Never Tell What Happened to Me"
8. News at Six
9. 1968
10. Washington
11. Nixon's War
12. The Puzzle Palace
13. The Devious Dove
14. 1972: Control and Chaos
15. The Last Serious Campaign
16. The Nixon Endgame
17. The Pardon
18. Stumbling Along
19. Jimmy
20. The Morning Show: A Time out of Time
21. It Was All Foreign to Me
22. The New World Order: CBS in the 1980s
23. Capitol Hill
24. Sunday Services
25. The Charmer
26. Being Careful What You Wish For Is Still a Good Rule
27. 9-11
28. End Piece

Chapter Work Notes, Sources, Afterthoughts and Observations

"A terrfific read." —Larry King

"A pull-no punches book, but gracefully written, sparkling with good humor and full of new insights into Washington and the history of our times." —Dan Rather

"This insightful,instructive, and entertaining book on Washington, national politics and journalism is the work of one of the best reporters of our time. His keen eye and Texas sense of humor are a pitch-perfect combination to take us through some of the larger and small events of the last quarter-century." —Tom Brokaw

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