Dateline: Washington. The Story of National Affairs Journalism in the Life and Times of the National Press Club

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1949. 22 cm, 431, illus., index, appendix: Roster of the National Press Club (1949) Inscribed by the editor (Cabell Phillips) to Jesse Friedman. This book was published to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the National Press Club. Among the prominent Washington correspondents who contributed chapters to this book are Arthur Krock, Lyle Wilson, Hugh Morrow, George Creel, Byron Price, and Elmer Davis. Bascom Timmons' chapter on "This Is How It Used to Be" discusses, among other things, Theodore Roosevelt's campaign of 1912 and Roosevelt's actions during World War I. Cabell Phillips spent more than 25 years working in Washington, DC, for the New York Times. First Edition. First? Printing. good, good.

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