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Bob Schieffer

It has been a remarkable career for Bob Schieffer, the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. He is trusted by countless Americans to cover the stories that matter. During his extraordinary career, he has won six Emmys. In 2002 the National Press Foundation hailed him as the Broadcaster of the Year. Now the highly respected veteran newsman shares the stories he’s long kept under wraps in a book The Washington Post says “is everything a memoir should be—candid, funny, and loaded with great stories about famous people …” Schieffer goes beyond the news everyone is familiar with to share the compelling anecdotes only his colleagues were previously privy to. Says the author, “I want to tell you about the parts that didn’t get on television or in the paper …” The result is an eye-opening glimpse behind the scenes of the news business. Whether the topic is the Nixon White House or Vietnam, the JFK assassination or the 1968 election, Schieffer has a story to tell that you simply have not heard before—but are almost certain to find fascinating. Schieffer reads his own work here, delivering a pitch-perfect narration that captures every nuance of his witty and wise insights.

It has been a remarkable career for Bob Schieffer, the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. He is trusted by countless Americans to cover the stories that matter. During his extraordinary career, he has won six Emmys. In 2002 the National Press Foundation hailed him as the Broadcaster of the Year. Now the highly respected veteran newsman shares the stories he’s long kept under wraps in a book The Washington Post says “is everything a memoir should be—candid, funny, and loaded with great stories about famous people …” Schieffer goes beyond the news everyone is familiar with to share the compelling anecdotes only his colleagues were previously privy to. Says the author, “I want to tell you about the parts that didn’t get on television or in the paper …” The result is an eye-opening glimpse behind the scenes of the news business. Whether the topic is the Nixon White House or Vietnam, the JFK assassination or the 1968 election, Schieffer has a story to tell that you simply have not heard before—but are almost certain to find fascinating. Schieffer reads his own work here, delivering a pitch-perfect narration that captures every nuance of his witty and wise insights.
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It has been a remarkable career for Bob Schieffer, the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. He is trusted by countless Americans to cover the stories that matter. During his extraordinary career, he has won six Emmys. In 2002 the National Press Foundation hailed him as the Broadcaster of the Year. Now the highly respected veteran newsman shares the stories he’s long kept under wraps in a book The Washington Post says “is everything a memoir should be—candid, funny, and loaded with great stories about famous people …” Schieffer goes beyond the news everyone is familiar with to share the compelling anecdotes only his colleagues were previously privy to. Says the author, “I want to tell you about the parts that didn’t get on television or in the paper …” The result is an eye-opening glimpse behind the scenes of the news business. Whether the topic is the Nixon White House or Vietnam, the JFK assassination or the 1968 election, Schieffer has a story to tell that you simply have not heard before—but are almost certain to find fascinating. Schieffer reads his own work here, delivering a pitch-perfect narration that captures every nuance of his witty and wise insights.

Language:

English

Length:

15h 15m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:50


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:26


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

26:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:01


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

40:30


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

39:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

41:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

27:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

33:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

30:06


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

33:18


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

35:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

29:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

25:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

31:31


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

31:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

29:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

45:27


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

30:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

41:02


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

49:49


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

40:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

41:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:19


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

32:07