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David Brinkley Discusses His Career and New Book.

Veteran TV journalist David Brinkley. His book, Washington Goes to War, was a surprise best-seller last year and has just been released in paperback. 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.


Other segments from the episode on July 6, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 6, 1989: Interview with David Brinkley; Review of Dubravka Tomsic's album "The Great Concertos"; Interview with Barbara Wilson; Review of summer films.


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