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From the Archives: David Brinkley Discusses His Career and New Book.

Veteran TV journalist David Brinkley. His book, Washington Goes to War, was a surprise best-seller. The book, based on Brinkley's personal experiences and reflections, told the story of Washington in the early 40s, and how both the government and town itself were transformed by the responsibilities thrust on them as a result of the war. (REBROADCAST from 7/6/89). Brinkley has a new book: David Brinkley: A Memoir (Knopf).

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Other segments from the episode on October 20, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 20, 1995: Interview with Robert MacNeil; Interview with David Brinkley; Interview with Walter Cronkite; Review of the film "Get Shorty."

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