Rather Outspoken

My Life in the News

By Dan Rather; Digby Diehl
(Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781455513468, 498pp.)

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

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This memoir by Dan Rather is told in a straightforward and conversational voice, and covers all the important moments of his journalistic career, including a frank accounting of his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, new insights on the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan" as well as inside stories about all the U.S. Presidents he covered and all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his distinguished career.

The book will also include Dan's thoughts on the state of journalism today and what he sees for its future, as well as never-before-revealed personal observations and commentary.




About the Author
Dan Rather is an American journalist and former news anchor for CBS Evening News. Known as the hardest working man in broadcast journalism, he has reported on a variety of historical events, including the assassination of President John F. Kennedy; the civil rights movement; the wars in Vietnam, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, and Iraq; the terror attacks of September 11, 2001; and many others. Rather has received numerous Emmy Awards, as well as seven Peabody Awards.He is the author of numerous bestsellers, includingRather Outspoken: My Life in the News, America at War, The American Dream, The Camera Never Blinks, and more.

Digby Diehl is one of the most trusted and successful literary collaborators in America. He has written, cowritten, rewritten, researched, and edited more than three dozen books. He was the founding editor of the original Los Angeles Times Book Review and previously served as a book columnist for AARP The Magazine and as a literary correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America. Diehl is currently the book editor of The Rotarian and writes articles and reviews for publications such as Esquire, the New York Times, People, and TV Guide. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Kay Beyer Diehl.
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