Call the briefing! : Bush and Reagan, Sam and Helen : a decade with presidents and the press

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Notes on front endpaper: "'Gotcha press' performs its 'create a scandal' routine." Underlinings/Notes: Underlinings: Details about Fitzwater's early life, Sununu's threat to get Maureen Dowd, Fitzwater's thoughts on and relationship to the press, relationship of Reagan and Bush to press, Howard Baker. Notes: "2 million front row," "Stahl, money corrupts," "Chris Wallace, Andrea Mitchell," no video for briefings," "850 briefings," "1987," "Reagan not cynical," "computers," "follow-up questions," "Colin Powell," "Mrs. Reagan, Paul Laxalt, Stu Spencer, Lou Cannon," "deep regret," "access to Bush," "Sununu...bellicose, belligerent," "77 trips on military aircraft," "never trusted Sununu," "Sam Skinner," "Mosbacher," "Teeter," "Time Man of the year," "the flu in Japan was the beginning of the end," "President should have fired us all," "the funnel," "chiefs of staff," "no campaign plan," "New York Times Andy Rosenthal," "AP," "Punch," "lazy bastards," "Newt note," "Ann Devroy, Henson Moore," "people talk to each other thru the press," "Anne Murray," "Kemp & Baker," "Rabin," "Tillotson," "the chief of staff," "Larry King," "Clinton campaign dishonest."

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Fitzwater, Marlin, “Call the briefing! : Bush and Reagan, Sam and Helen : a decade with presidents and the press,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed June 27, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/332.

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Title

Call the briefing! : Bush and Reagan, Sam and Helen : a decade with presidents and the press

Creator

Fitzwater, Marlin

Date

1995
Program air date: November 5, 1995

Description

The White House spokesman for both President Reagan and President Bush presents his memoirs along with an account of the power of the press and its influence on the presidency in setting the national agenda.

Subject

"Reagan, Ronald--Relations with journalists."
"Bush, George, 1924---Relations with journalists."
"Donaldson, Sam, 1934-"
"Thomas, Helen, 1920-"
"Fitzwater, Marlin."
"Presidents--United States--Staff--Biography."
"Press and politics--United States."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Times Books
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Format

1st ed.

Language

eng

Identifier

552687
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