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David Brinkley's History of Washington D. C. in World War II.

Television news commentator David Brinkley. For 14 years, starting in 1956, he and Chet Huntley co-anchored "The Huntley-Brinkley Report." He now anchors the Sunday morning ABC news program "This Week with David Brinkley." Brinkley has written an account of how Washington was transformed by America's entry into World War II. The book is titled Washington Goes to War: The Extraordinary Story of the Transformation of a City and a Nation. (Interview by Faith Middleton)


Other segments from the episode on April 6, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 6, 1988: Interview with David Brinkley; Review of Rodion Shchedrin's album "The Lady With the Lapdog"; Interview with Cleve Jones; Commentary on the western canon of…


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