Right Places, Right Times

Right Places, Right Times: Forty Years in Journalism Not Counting My Paper Route is the autobiography of former editor-in-chief of Time,… read more

Right Places, Right Times: Forty Years in Journalism Not Counting My Paper Route is the autobiography of former editor-in-chief of Time, Inc., Hedley Donovan. In this interview, he discusses his childhood, his education, and his experience as a Rhodes scholar. He traces his career steps as a reporter for the Washington Post and subsequently being selected as managing editor of Fortune magazine after WWII. Donovan discusses the contributions of Henry Luce to the world of journalism. He credits Luce, the founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated, for pioneering a broader scope of what is reported as news, and for developing the concept of the cover story. Also, Donovan discusses his experiences as editor-in- chief of Time, Inc., his position as senior adviser to President Carter and his impressions of world leaders he has met. close

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Program ID:
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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 1989 | 12:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 13, 2005 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 27, 1989 | 12:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 1989 | 2:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 1989 | 2:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1989 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2005 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2005 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2005 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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