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The Resource Assignment Russia : becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War, Marvin Kalb

Assignment Russia : becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War, Marvin Kalb

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Assignment Russia : becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War
Title
Assignment Russia
Title remainder
becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Marvin Kalb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the book Kalb captures the excitement of being present at the creation of a whole new way of bringing news immediately to the public. And what news. Cold War tensions were high between Eisenhower's America and Khrushchev's Soviet Union. Kalb is at the center, occupying a unique spot as a student of Russia tasked with explaining Moscow to Washington and the American public. He joins a cast of legendary figures along the way, from Murrow himself to Eric Severeid, Howard K. Smith, Richard Hottelet, Charles Kuralt, and Daniel Schorr among many others. He finds himself assigned as Moscow correspondent for CBS News just as the U2 incident-the downing of a U.S. spy plane over Russian territory-is unfolding"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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10957408
Cataloging source
JBI
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Kalb, Marvin L
Dewey number
070.4/332092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.K26
LC item number
A3 2021
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Kalb, Marvin L
  • Kalb, Marvin L.
  • Television journalists
  • Foreign correspondents
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War
Label
Assignment Russia : becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War, Marvin Kalb
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Joining a "band of brothers" -- CBS's "specialist on Soviet affairs" -- Broadcasting's one thing, writing's another -- A book, a documentary, and a new idea -- "The Russians are coming" -- The Sino-Soviet alliance : mysteries, puzzles, and enigmas -- Around the world in 100 days--part one -- Around the world--part two -- A dream come true -- The Paris summit : Ike vs. Nikita -- ... And, finally, Moscow -- Censors, circuits, and double beds -- Bargaining with bureaucrats -- The "pigeon" lost in my Pasternak adventure -- "Do svidaniia" -- Saying no to Murrow?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780815738961
Lccn
2020952502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1245258966
  • (OCoLC)1245258966
Label
Assignment Russia : becoming a foreign correspondent in the crucible of the Cold War, Marvin Kalb
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Joining a "band of brothers" -- CBS's "specialist on Soviet affairs" -- Broadcasting's one thing, writing's another -- A book, a documentary, and a new idea -- "The Russians are coming" -- The Sino-Soviet alliance : mysteries, puzzles, and enigmas -- Around the world in 100 days--part one -- Around the world--part two -- A dream come true -- The Paris summit : Ike vs. Nikita -- ... And, finally, Moscow -- Censors, circuits, and double beds -- Bargaining with bureaucrats -- The "pigeon" lost in my Pasternak adventure -- "Do svidaniia" -- Saying no to Murrow?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780815738961
Lccn
2020952502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1245258966
  • (OCoLC)1245258966

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