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Much is made of Bannon's appreciation of the late David Halberstam's 1972 classic "The Best and the Brightest." Halberstam's book focused on all the talented liberal elites of the era who swarmed the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, only to plunge the nation into the quicksand of Vietnam. It was ...

The obvious players, of course, include the journalists like Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, and Ben Hecht who became great novelists, and the likes of Ida B. wells, David Halberstam, and Hunter S. Thompson, whose nonfiction impacted both society and the craft of writing. The unexpected part is how ...
As David Halberstam wrote in The Fifties--erroneously, as we'll see--"It was Bill Levitt who first brought Ford's techniques of mass production to housing," making possible "inexpensive, attractive single-unit housing for ordinary citizens, people who had never thought of themselves as middle class before.".
"It's for a family with one dog and no kids," said David Halberstam of DH Construction, who gave this paper an exclusive look inside the unfinished building. The interior of the house on Avenue T between Hendrickson Street and Flatbush Avenue doesn't appear too close to being finished -- it's mostly steel ...
Last week, we lost two more heroes from the brave and dogged press corps that covered the civil rights era of the 1950s and '60s, journalists who, as the great David Halberstam once stated, were "war correspondents on native soil." Simeon Booker died at 99; Roy Reed at 87. Like war correspondents on ...
The journalist David Halberstam wrote all this much better years ago. Examining Indiana's fascination with the sport in a 1985 article for Esquire Magazine, he observed: "(S)mall towns, villages often, neither grew nor died; they just stayed there suspended between life and death. In an atmosphere like that, ...
In 1963, a 29-year-old reporter named David Halberstam won a Pulitzer Prize for his dispatches from Vietnam detailing the corrupt nature of the Diem regime and the growing United States participation there. Even so, many Americans had scarcely heard of the country. Most of Madison was surprised when ...
Reading David Halberstam's book about Jordan and the 1998 Chicago Bulls made me consider certain aspects of this Warriors team and season. By Thomas Bevilacqua@THBevilacqua Jan 5, 2018, 5:00pm PST. tweet · share · Rec. I mentioned on my recent appearance on the Golden State of Mindcast that I recently read ...
Western experts could effectively manage the world. David Halberstam's The Best and the Brightest (1972), however, demonstrated the fallacy of such arrogance during the Vietnam War. It became painfully evident that empirical science within higher education did not "exhaust the approaches to trustworthy ...
The journalist and historian David Halberstam called it "the first great media event of the civil rights movement." Jet was the country's only national newsmagazine for blacks, and it became a kind of social media for African-Americans in an era well before the internet. It was small in size, and therefore easily ...
... it made you smile but also cautioned you about assuming journalism was changing just because the technology was." His connections and friendships in the traditional newspaper industry brought well known Pulitzer Prize-winning speakers to campus such as David Halberstam and Harrison Salisbury.
But their appearance in Jet and several other African-American publications helped make the Till murder "the first great media event of the civil rights movement," historian David Halberstam wrote in his book "The Fifties." Like Till, Booker grew up in the North and said he had never entered the Deep South ...
Images of Till's mutilated, disfigured body, published in Jet and other African-American publications, helped make Till's murder "the first great media event of the civil rights movement," historian David Halberstam later wrote. Booker also covered the Montgomery bus boycott and, in 1965, the civil rights ...
No mainstream news outlets published the images of Till's body, but their appearance in Jet and other African-American publications helped make the Till murder "the first great media event of the civil rights movement," historian David Halberstam wrote in his book "The Fifties." As one of the few black ...
I do vaguely remember reading in David Halberstam's "The education Of A Coach" that Belichick's Croatian family name was "Bilicic." And as tended to happened with some foreign names upon arriving in the United States as an immigrant, that name ended up changing. According to CroatianHistory.net, ...

I do vaguely remember reading in David Halberstam's "The education Of A Coach" that Belichick's Croatian family name was "Bilicic." And as tended to happened with some foreign names upon arriving in the United States as an immigrant, that name ended up changing. According to CroatianHistory.net, ...
We wouldn't know of this American complicity without the invaluable work of reporters like Neil Sheehan and David Halberstam, who were raw and young and brash and sometimes foolhardy in their dispatches. It was undoubtedly their dogged free-Wheeling approach, a fierce pursuit of journalistic truth that ...
Two moments and whoosh -- here I am at The Times, a storied brand unlike any other in American media history (just pick up "The Powers That Be" by David Halberstam to learn why). To be its editor in chief is equal parts humbling and daunting. I say that even after five years at the New York Times, where ...
And it's no longer a defining institution as it once was in David Halberstam's book "The Powers That Be." It's now, you know, going to be part of ...
And it's no longer a defining institution as it once was in David Halberstam's book "The Powers That Be." It's now, you know, going to be part of ...
He also was a subject of David Halberstam's 2003 book "The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship," about Doerr and fellow Red Sox Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, and Dom DiMaggio. Anyway, Doerr lived a rich life, and before he died at the age of 99, he was the oldest living major leaguer and the last one ...
He reminds me (in his finished product) of no one more than David Halberstam (also now sadly departed) the great American journalist and ...
He also was a subject of David Halberstam's 2003 book "The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship," about Doerr and fellow Red Sox Ted ...
He had personally purchased 150 hardback copies of David Halberstam's book "The Reckoning." The book describes the catastrophic failure ...
An obituary on Wednesday about the Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr misstated the year that David Halberstam's book "The ...
And, he was, as David Halberstam noted (recalled here in the New York Times) the most popular Boston Red Sox player on a team that ...
If David Halberstam were alive today he might entitle this Cabinet The Worst and the Dimmest. We have actually sunk below deplorable and ...
I nominate "The Best and the Brightest," by David Halberstam. I was in college at American University in Washingtonas a political science major ...
As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam recounted in his history of the Vietnam years, The Best and the Brightest, for instance, ...
[x] David Halberstam, in The Coldest Winter, said: "undermanned, poorly trained American units, with faulty, often outmoded equipment and ...
David Halberstam, one of the best in the press, wrote as early as 1965: "To the generals, it was crucial that the news be good … We would have ...
As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam recounted in his history of the Vietnam years, The Best and the Brightest, for instance, ...
And it was the intrepid and patriotic reporters like Neil Sheehan, Joe Galsworthy, Malcom Brown and David Halberstam who were telling the ...
As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam recounted in his history of the Vietnam years, The Best and the Brightest, for instance, US ...
David Halberstam in his acclaimed The Best and the Brightest book on Vietnam employed the title ironically, those best and brightest routinely ...
As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam recounted in his history of the Vietnam years, The Best and the Brightest, for instance, ...
This reminded me of the central thesis of David Halberstam's epic Vietnam book, The Best and the Brightest, which because so many Asia ...
When author David Halberstam released "The Making of a Quagmire," it was based on the Kennedy era's handling of the Vietnam.
In a society any less dynamic and complex, David Halberstam might never have found a place; he might have wandered the hills as a holy ...
One of the most influential books about Vietnam is David Halberstam's The Best and the Brightest. (Steve Bannon was reading it in February ...
As David Halberstam notes in his book The Fifties, the post-World War II period saw radical shifts in Americans' social behavior. Particularly for ...
... had lent her $5 on an earlier occasion for cab fare," as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam wrote in a 1993 story on Monroe.
When he died, 10 years ago in a freak car accident, David Halberstam left behind a book. And not just any book. It had to be a 719-page opus that stands as the definitive account of the Korean war. Hyperion could have just released "The Coldest Winter," but Halberstam's peers held him in such high ...
Hard to believe, but David Halberstam -- the greatest reporter of our time -- died exactly 10 years ago at the age of 73 in a freak car accident in ...
Images of Till's mutilated, disfigured body, published in Jet and other African-American publications, helped make Till's murder "the first great media event of the civil rights movement," historian David Halberstam later wrote. Booker also covered the Montgomery bus boycott and, in 1965, the civil rights ...
Something similar happened a decade ago to the great journalist David Halberstam, and I'd guess most of us know someone whose life has ...
"Doerr was easily the most popular player of the Red Sox and possibly the most popular baseball player of his era," David Halberstam wrote in ...
This reminded me of the central thesis of David Halberstam's epic Vietnam book, The Best and the Brightest, which because so many Asia ...


 

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