|Plot Summary of City Room|
|"Former New York Times managing editor Arthur Gelb has written a captivating memoir of his nearly half-century with the Paper of Record.
An insider's look at the latter half of the 20th century from the perspective of one of the busiest newsrooms in the world, City Room is a primer for anyone who has even thought of making a career in journalism and a fascinating romp through America's world emergence for the rest of us.
From D-Day through Reaganomics, Gelb witnessed it all as a newsman. "
Ian Schwartz, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of City Room|
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Subject of Biography
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- American (!)
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- sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
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- 9 ()
- mostly 1st
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- no torture/death
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