By Walter Jacobson,Bill Kurtis
As a reporter, Jacobson used to be frequently contentious and confrontational. He used to be fired on a couple of events and used to be convicted of libeling tobacco corporation Brown and Williamson, leading to a multimillion-dollar federal court docket judgment opposed to him and CBS. but it used to be this gutsy perspective that positioned him on the most sensible of the inside track video game. With an enticing writing type, Jacobson recollects his interactions with Chicago mayors Richard J. and Richard M. Daley, Jane Byrne, Harold Washington, and Rahm Emanuel; recounts his insurance of such interesting information tales because the violent 1968 Democratic nationwide conference and the execution of convicted mass assassin John Wayne Gacy; and recollects his reporting on and interviews with Louis Farrakhan, governors George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich, and Barack Obama. greater than a memoir, Walter’s Perspective is the extreme trip of 1 reporter whose particular profession the altering face of Chicago’s neighborhood news.
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Walter's Perspective: A Memoir of Fifty Years in Chicago TV News by Walter Jacobson,Bill Kurtis