By Donald A. Ritchie
In 60 essays, this quantity profiles American newshounds from colonial occasions to the present--reporters, editors, publishers, photographers, and broadcasters--whose careers mirrored significant advancements of their career and within the historical past of the U.S.. In a speech to Newsweek correspondents in 1963, writer Philip Graham defined journalism as "the first tough draft of history." those newshounds faced and helped to form the dialogue of significant concerns and occasions in American heritage, from the yank revolution via abolition, westward growth, the Civil conflict, the civil rights stream, immigration, and the women's circulate, in addition to significant constitutional concerns concerning the 1st modification defense of freedom of the click. Biographies of famous newshounds, from Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine to Walter Cronkite and Rupert Murdoch, seem along a few who should be much less commonly used, corresponding to Elias Boudinot, founding father of the 1st Cherokee language newspaper; Abraham Cahan, editor of the Jewish day-by-day ahead; and Daniel Craig, who within the 1830s used service pigeons to ferry the inside track. different topics contain Margaret eco-friendly Draper, the innovative printer; Claude Barnett, founding father of the linked Negro Press; photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White; battle correspondent Ernie Pyle; and Allen Neuharth, founding father of united states at the present time. Illustrations, truth bins, and quotations from the topics themselves make this quantity an integral reference for college kids of yank historical past in addition to a desirable learn. newshounds profiled comprise: Horace Greeley Frederick Douglass Mark Twain Thomas Nast Joseph Pulitzer Nellie Bly William Randolph Hearst Ida Wells-Barnett H. L. Mencken Dorothy Thompson Walter Winchell pink Smith Edward R. Murrow Walter Cronkite Bernard Shaw Cokie Roberts Manuel de Dios Unanue and plenty of extra
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The nation was then a vast territory covering portions of present-day Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Of all the southeastern Indian tribes, the Cherokees had adjusted most to the white community’s way of life. S. Constitution that established legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Many Cherokees farmed the land; some operated plantations and owned slaves. The fundamental difference between the two communities was that the Cherokees owned their land communally rather than individually.
American Journalists: Getting the Story (Oxford Profiles) by Donald A. Ritchie