Double Vision (Paperback)

Reflections On My Heritage, Life, and Profession

By Ben H. Bagdikian

Beacon Press, 9780807070673, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 1997

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This dramatic memoir by one of America's most respected journalists and media critics takes us from the author's narrow escape from a Turkish massacre of Armenians as a young child, to his secret acquisition of the Pentagon Papers, to the transformation of American journalism over the last half century.

Praise For Double Vision: Reflections On My Heritage, Life, and Profession

Reporter, editor, professor, and media critic Ben Bagdikian has done it all, and in Double Vision he gives readers a gripping and penetrating story of courage, wisdom, and integrity. —Ralph Nader

"In times when it is easy to lose sight of our historical markers, Ben Bagdikian has provided a delightful memoir certain to inspire." —Robert W. McChesney, The Progressive

"Rooted in the specific details of place, event, personality, remembrance. . . . Double Vision offers an affirmative vision that will stimulate the minds and touch the hearts of its readers." —John Dizikes, San Francisco Chronicle

"Compassionate, funny, gripping, warm, wise. . . . [Ben Bagdikian] is a national treasure." —Morton Mintz, The Nation

"Rich in both revelation and self-revelation. . . . A readable and rewarding book." —Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Washington Post