The Resource Bulletins from Dallas: : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (electronic resource)

Bulletins from Dallas: : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (electronic resource)

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Bulletins from Dallas: : reporting the JFK assassination
Title
Bulletins from Dallas:
Title remainder
reporting the JFK assassination
Statement of responsibility
Bill Sanderson
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story. Thanks to one reporter's skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963 when the world stopped and held its breath: At 12:34 p.m. Central Time, UPI White House reporter Merriman Smith broke the news that shots had been fired at President Kennedy's motorcade. Most people think Walter Cronkite was the first to tell America about the assassination. But when Cronkite broke the news on TV, he read from one of Smith's dispatches. At Parkland Hospital, Smith saw President Kennedy's blood-soaked body in the back of his limousine before the emergency room attendants arrived. Two hours later, he was one of three journalists to witness President Johnson's swearing-in aboard Air Force One. Smith rightly won a Pulitzer Prize for the vivid story he wrote for the next day's morning newspapers. Smith's scoop is journalism legend. But the full story of how he pulled off the most amazing reportorial coup has never been told. As the top White House reporter of his time, Smith was a bona fide celebrity and even a regular on late-night TV. But he has never been the subject of a biography. With access to a trove of Smith's personal letters and papers and through interviews with Smith's family and colleagues, veteran news reporter Bill Sanderson will crack open the legend. Bulletins from Dallas tells for the first time how Smith beat his competition on the story, and shows how the biggest scoop of his career foreshadowed his personal downfall
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sanderson, Bill
Dewey number
973.922092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Smith, A. Merriman
  • Journalists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Bulletins from Dallas: : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11820901
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11820901
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11820901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11820901
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bulletins from Dallas: : reporting the JFK assassination, Bill Sanderson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11820901
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11820901
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11820901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11820901
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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