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TV News Anchor David Brinkley on His Start in Broadcasting

Brinkley will retire this week. He is host of ABC's "This Week with David Brinkley." He is also getting attention this week for calling President Clinton a "bore" who "doesn't have a creative bone in his body." In this archive show, Brinkley highlights his half century of journalism. His book, Washington Goes to War, was a surprise best-seller in 1988. It 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)


Other segments from the episode on November 8, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 8, 1996: Interview with David Brinkley; Review of Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider's book "The Rules"; Interview with William Trevor; Review of the film "Set it…


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