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The long night : William I. Shirer and the rise and fall of the Third Reich / by Steve Wick
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B Shirer William
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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xiii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents
Leaving Berlin -- The American correspondence. The writer his luck holds ; The American correspondent ; The long train home ; His luck holds again ; Gestapo at the train station -- The good American. Berlin and the world ; Tauentzienstrasse ; The watering hole ; The dirty liar ; Parading down the Wilhelmstrasse ; Bad writing ; Get out of the country ; Drinks at the Adlon ; The Jewish doctor ; Clearing the mountains ; The photographer ; Sigrid wakes him up ; Lies as thick as grass ; The Germans are out of their minds ; Riding in staff cars ; War of the worlds ; A long train ride to Tess ; Crowded buses ; A warning from a friend -- The ruins.
Summary
The drama and tension of covering Europe during Hitler's rise to power comes to life in this account of William Shirer's early career. The book engages readers with an insider's view of Shirer's work and personal life, first with the Chicago Tribune, then with Hearst, and finally partnering with Edward R. Murrow to establish CBS radio news.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-256) and index.
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ISBN
9780230623187 (hardback)
0230623182 (hardback)
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