|Plot Summary of A Reporter's Life|
|"Working for thirty years as the CBS anchorman, Walter Cronkite saw a lot of news and helped Americans understand what was happening in their world. He writes about important events that occurred throughout the second half of the twentieth century and explains how they were presented on the television news as they were. Cronkite also writes about his childhood and his family, and even includes historical information about the development of television as a medium for news reporting."
Jessica Marler, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of A Reporter's Life|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other people
- Washington D.C.
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of nearly entire life
- A ton 16-20 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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