ISBN-10: 0307263959

ISBN-13: 9780307263957

ISBN-10: 0739384236

ISBN-13: 9780739384237

'Reporter is simply fantastic. really an outstanding existence, and what shines out of the e-book, amid the low crafty and tireless legwork, is Hersh's heat and humanity. crucial analyzing for each journalist and aspiring journalist internationally' John le Carré

In the early Nineteen Fifties, teenage Seymour Hersh was once completing highschool and college - whereas working the family's suffering dry cleansing shop in a Southside Chicago ghetto. this present day, he's one in all America's most well known investigative newshounds, whose fearless reporting has earned him popularity, front-page bylines in almost each newspaper on the planet, a spectacular selection of awards, and no small quantity of controversy.

Reporter is the tale of ways he did it. it's a tale of slog, ingenuity and defiance, following Hersh from his first activity as against the law reporter for the Chicago urban information Bureau, via his Pulitzer Prize-winning freelance investigative exposes, to the heights of his reporting for The New York Times and the New Yorker. it's a story of night-time encounters with nice Civil Rights leaders, unauthorised conferences with Pentagon officers, raucous dinners with Canadian infantrymen in Hanoi, stressful mobile calls with Secretaries of nation, eager to keep face; of disclosing myriad army and political wrongdoing, from My Lai to Watergate to Abu Ghraib, and the cynical cover-ups that in Washington and manhattan. right here too are unforgettable encounters with one of the most bold figures from contemporary a long time, from Saul Bellow to Martin Luther King Jr., from Henry Kissinger to Bashar al-Assad.

Ultimately, in unfurling Seymour Hersh's lifestyles and profession, Reporter tells a narrative of twentieth-century the United States, in all its pleasure and darkness.

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