Tell Me A Story

Tell Me A Story

Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television

Book - 2001
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The producer for "60 Minutes" recounts his early experiences and his more than fifty years with CBS, including the first broadcasts of political conventions, the Kennedy-Nixon debates, and the events portrayed in the film "The Insider."

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Hewitt (creator and exectuive producer of Sixty Minutes ) describes his life, from his time as a reporter for Stars and Stripes to the early days of television, to the controversies of Sixty Minutes . Hewitt speaks of the promise and the shortcomings of television news, and offers his perspective on its continued power and potential. He considers the effect of Sixty Minutes on CBS and television news, and examines the impact of recent trends, including the competition of cable news, narrowcasting, and the Internet. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2001
ISBN: 1586480170
158648141X (pbk.)
9781586481414 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: B HEWITT
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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