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INFAMOUS SCRIBBLERS

By: Burns, Eric

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000047590

ISBN: 1586484281

Condition: Good/Very Good


Infamous Scribblers is a perceptive and witty exploration of the most volat ile period in the history of the American press. News correspondent and ren onwned media historian Eric Burns tells of Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton and Sam Adams-the leading journalists among the Founding Fathers; of Georg e Washington and John Adams, the leading disdainers of journalists; and Tho mas Jefferson, the leading manipulator of journalists. These men and the wr iters who abused and praised them in print (there was, at the time, no job description of "journalist") included the incendiary James Fra... View more info