By Bill Press
A memoir of speak radio host and political commentator invoice Press.
The identify invoice Press is synonymous with sincere journalism, clever statement and, innovative politics.
But in keeping with the place he got here from, it is a ask yourself he did not turn out a Trump voter. He grew up in a blue-collar kinfolk in a small city in Delaware south of the Mason-Dixon line, the place segregation used to be the rule of thumb. As a Catholic, he was once taught that abortion, divorce, intercourse outdoors of marriage, and homosexuality have been morally improper: ideals later bolstered in ten years of seminary reviews for the priesthood. He was once on his strategy to be a rock-ribbed conservative.
So what went correct for him that he swerved to date to the left?
In From the Left, Press exhibits this slow transformation, beginning with years of experiences in Europe and a providential get away to California. From Sacramento he made his approach to Southern California tv and speak radio as a political commentator and liberal speak express host. leaping to Washington and nationwide cable television, Press hosted Crossfire and The Spin Room on CNN, and Buchanan and Press on MSNBC. A member of the White apartment Press Corps and columnist for Tribune Media providers and The Hill, Press was once an early supporter of Bernie Sanders and hosted of the Senator's first presidential process periods in his dwelling room.
If you are already at the left, you will cheer a fellow visitor. If now not but there, you quickly will be.
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From the Left: A Life in the Crossfire by Bill Press