Controversy, and Other Essays in Journalism, 1950–1975 by William Manchester audiobook

Controversy, and Other Essays in Journalism, 1950–1975

By William Manchester
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Blackstone Publishing 9780316544979
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The writing of Death of a President, William Manchester’s award-winning account of President Kennedy’s assassination, is the topic of the title essay in this collection, as it was a controversy like few others, pitting one of the most prominent historians of the day against Jackie Kennedy, the most famous, and private, widow in the world. The seventy-six page essay provides an insider’s account of the struggle to see the book published. The rest of this sweeping collection examines the time period between World War II and the Vietnam era. It is an account that is both exactingly accurate and a pleasure to hear.

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The writing of Death of a President, William Manchester’s award-winning account of President Kennedy’s assassination, is the topic of the title essay in this collection, as it was a controversy like few others, pitting one of the most prominent historians of the day against Jackie Kennedy, the most famous, and private, widow in the world. The seventy-six page essay provides an insider’s account of the struggle to see the book published.

The rest of this sweeping collection examines the time period between World War II and the Vietnam era. It is an account that is both exactingly accurate and a pleasure to hear.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A work of love, even passion…Mr. Manchester’s final telling of the death of Kennedy is most moving.” Gore Vidal, New York Times bestselling author
“Essays in popular history…The strongest pieces…the Bank Holiday of 1933 and a resourceful slumlord..have a lively sense of financial mechanisms and historic periods.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: William Manchester

Author Bio: William Manchester

William Manchester (1922–2004) was an award-winning American author, biographer, historian, and a professor emeritus of history at Wesleyan University. Among his many New York Times bestselling books are A World Lit Only by Fire; The Glory and the Dream; American Caesar; Goodbye, Darkness; and The Last Lion, a multivolume biography of Winston Churchill. He was also a recipient of the National Humanities Medal and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Runtime: 16.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English