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Author Jacobson, Walter, 1937-
Title Walter's perspective [electronic resource] : a memoir of fifty years in Chicago TV news / Walter Jacobson ; with a foreword by Bill Kurtis.
Publication Info. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Includes index.
Contents Once a Cubs fan -- I'm a legman -- The city news bureau, Queen Elizabeth, and me -- Jacobson vs. Royko -- New to tv: from JFK to Muhammad Ali -- The first Mayor Daley -- My mouth runneth over -- From reporter to commentator -- From commentator to anchor! -- Heat from Jesse Jackson -- Madame mayor -- Bill Kurtis and the golden age of tv news -- Brown and Williamson vs. Walter Jacobson -- A new mayor, a controversial minister, and an old nemesis -- Council wars and newsroom woes -- Another Mayor Daley and another tv station -- Blago, Barack, and my orchestrated exit -- Good-bye to Fox -- The ups and downs of celebrity -- Yanked from retirement -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Jacobson, Walter, 1937-
Television journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780809331123 0809331128 0809331136 (DLC) 2012001300
ISBN 0809331136 (electronic bk.)
9780809331130 (electronic bk.)
9780809331123 (cloth : alk. paper)
0809331128 (cloth : alk. paper)
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