Book Discussion on Deadline: A Memoir
James “Scotty” Reston, former Washington bureau chief, columnist, and executive editor of The New York Times, discussed his… read more
James “Scotty” Reston, former Washington bureau chief, columnist, and executive editor of The New York Times, discussed his book, Deadline: A Memoir. Mr. Reston reflected on his years as a journalist and discussed his relationships with policy makers and presidents from 1939, when he joined the Times' London bureau, until his retirement 50 years later. He shared his observations about the changes in America and in journalism. close
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