Saturday, July 28, 2012

... and that's the way it is

At 800+ pages, probably more Cronkite than most anyone would want to read.  In today's newscape, dear Walter seems like a long distant memory, but Brinkley does his best to rekindle interest in perhaps the news media's most beloved anchorman.


  1. The review quotes Brinkley as using the word "plethora." I provide my students with a list of words and phrases I DO NOT want to see in their papers. Plethora is one of the words.

  2. Brinkley is a pretty bad writer in general. It was a real struggle reading The Wilderness Warrior. His book on Carter was more readable.

  3. He uses a plethora of words.