A blazing account of a life lived in Americas television newsrooms.
It is a journey that leaps from a small newsroom in rural Arkansas to the largest newsroom of its time in New York at CBS. The best known broadcast journalists of a generation bump into each other on their way forward in their careers. At every outpost a collection of hard working, young journalists about to be stars, and factors in television news emerge. Their names fast becoming household names. What were they like, when they were full of hope, and the art of doing television news was emerging in full form. And what was the cost of it all, as they burned their images into Americas psyche? And what was the Newslife like for the author , who saw it all, did it all, and emerged to tell this tale?