Recommended books by Dan Rather

Showing books 1 to 10

Product picture for What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotismby Dan Rather
Book › Hardcover
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do.” —Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on—and writing passionately about—what it means to be an American. Now, with this collection of original essays, he reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded. Looking at the freedoms...
Book cover from Rather Outspoken: My Life in the Newsby Dan Rather
Book › Paperback
This memoir by Dan Rather is told in a straightforward and conversational voice, and covers all the important moments of his journalistic career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, new insights on the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as well as inside stories about all the U.S. Presidents he covered and all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his...
Book cover from Catskill Rivers: Birthplace of American Fly Fishingby Austin M. Francis
Book › Paperback
Catskill Rivers is the story of the “birthplace of the American fly fishing.” Readers will discover this birthplace in such hallowed trout streams as the Beaverkill, the Willowemoc, the Neversink, the Delaware, the Esopus, and the Schoharie. While originally published in 1983, Catskill Rivers remains the definitive study of these fabled waters and the remarkable people who created the American fly-fishing tradition. Painstakingly researched and imaginatively told, readers will also get an...
Book cover from As I Saw It: A Reporters Intrepid Journeyby Marvin Scott
Book › Hardcover
Over a career spanning more than 50 years, veteran journalist Marvin Scott has seen it all.  From international headlines to local heroes, the eleven-time Emmy Award–winner and member of the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame has covered the news with objectivity and integrity, bringing journalistic excellence to every level of reporting.  Scott has interviewed six presidents, visited the frontlines of war in the Middle East and Asia, and witnessed the rise of America’s space...
 
Book cover from I Rememberby Dan Rather
Book › Hardcover
The anchorman recounts his childhood in Texas, revealing his youthful ambitions and reminiscing about small town life in pre-World War II America
Book cover from The American Dream: Stories from the Heart of Our Nationby Dan Rather
Book › Paperback
At a time when we are once again talking and thinking about the meaning of America, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Dan Rather provides a powerful look at Americans who struggle to achieve their desires and ambitions. With the stories of ordinary men and women accomplishing the extraordinary, Rather demonstrates how the American dream brings us together and guides us, as it has for more than 200 years.For some, the American dream is simply to own a home or rise out of poverty....
Book cover from When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963, 50th Anniversary Editionby Bob Huffaker
Book › Hardcover
The minutes, hours, and days after President John F. Kennedy was shot on November 22, 1963, provided no ready answers about what was going on, what would happen next, or what any of it meant. For millions of Americans transfixed by the incomparable breaking news, television—for the first time—emerged as a way to keep informed. But the journalists who brought the story to the television airwaves could only rely on their skill, their experience, and their stamina to make sense of what was, at...
Book cover from When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963by Bob Huffaker
Book › Hardcover
When routine coverage of JFK's Dallas visit suddenly evolved into reporting a worldwide tragedy, KRLD reporters assumed the duty of reassuring a shocked nation and an anxious world. Broadcast journalism came of age in that crisis, and KRLD News earned the profession's highest honor for its on-the-scene reporting. The writers worked in support of Dan Rather and Walter Cronkite as they reported the first on-camera murder and initiated the first continuous live coverage. Reporters who were part of...
Book cover from Deadlines and Datelines: Essays at the Turn of the Centuryby Dan Rather
Book › Hardcover
A collection of essays by the best-selling author & CBS Evening News anchorman. Ranging from the Iraq conflict to political turmoil in Russia, from tragedies like the Jonesboro, AK, schoolyard shooting to the inspirational courage of survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing, from grinding poverty in rural China to famous figures such as Princess Diana, Madeleine Albright, Bill Gates, Fidel Castro, Dolly Parton, Charles Kuralt, & Lawrence Welk, these essays offer readers a unique chance to share...
Book cover from America at Warby Dan Rather
Book › Hardcover
The journalists of CBS News offer a firsthand look at the war in Iraq, presenting eyewitness accounts of the conflict by Dan Rather, Cynthia Bowes, Jim Axelrod, and others, along with more than 125 photographs, maps, and a DVD containing several hours of video, including never-before-seen footage. 250,000 first printing. Illustrations. Maps.