America"s Greatest Journalists

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Publisher: Random House Trade

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ISBN 100679457100
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John Hersey: a journalist and novelist whose thoroughly reported and tightly written account of the consequences of the atomic bomb America dropped on Hiroshima filled an entire issue of the New Yorker in and became one of the most read books in America in the second half of the twentieth century.

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A journalist is a person who goes to the scene and gathers information. Journalism is the work carried out by a journalist. Reporters and news anchors are journalists who have got famous due to their shows.

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