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The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1883

Seller ID: 2006584


Wrappers toned, top edge slightly gnawed affecting margin only. 1883 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An account of the foundation and development of Horace Greeley's newspaper, The New York Tribune. The paper was founded in 1841, and existed through several name changes and mergers until 1966. During the 1850s it was among the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. Includes engravings of Tribune counting room, Mr. Reid's study,... View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1972

Seller ID: 2206652


Sticker to rear with one-inch by one-inch chip to paper obscuring text, faint stain. 1972 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972. INSIDE: counter vulture pullout; news: national, D.C. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Cover painting of Gloria Steinem by Joan Birch.  KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM GLORIA ST... View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206653


Sticker to rear, lightly toned with a few small tears. 1973 Newspaper. 23 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973. INSIDE: Vietnamese women, P.O.W.s in South Vietnam, women's music Meg Christian, culture(s) pullout. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206655


Sticker to rear, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973. INSIDE: underground sister writes, supercoil: the inside story, culture(s) pullout with more on quilts, and a women's hagadah. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206657


Two-inch by two-inch chip to last page, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973. INSIDE: D.C. abortion referrals, divorce handbook, NWRO convention, Jill Johnston interview, alpert letter reprint and response. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Lilly Martin Spencer, 1822-1902 on cover. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF... View more info

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The Best News Stories of 1924

By: Anthony, Joseph; Morrison, Woodman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2199361


Bottom corner of front cover lightly bumped, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. x, 331 pp. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. A collection of the most compelling news stories of 1924, including coverage of: the democratic convention; the Leopold-Loeb trial; Bishop Brown's heresy trial; the first train to reach Harney County, Oregon; the death of Frankie Jerome; Nellie Morse's win at the Preakness; the Carpentier-Tunney fight; Teapot Dome; the death of the bog iron industry;... View more info

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We Interrupt This Programme... 20 News Stories that Marked the Century

By: Barnard, Peter; Humphrys, John (Foreword)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1524572


First edition. Lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1999 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. Includes CD. 11 x 8. Features the great news stories which have broken in upon broadcasting throughout the BBC's prestigious 75-year history. Events include the moon landing, the deaths of Kennedy and Diana, the Suez crisis, the Falklands war, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first test-tube baby. View more info

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For the Record: An Oral History of Rochester, NY, Newsworkers

By: Brennen, Bonnie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fordham: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2068726


First paperback printing. 2001 Trade Paperback. For the Record focuses on the experiences of journalists, primarily in their own words, who worked in Rochester, New York, on the Gannett owned Democrat & Chronicle and the Times Union. While there are occasional glimpses back to the beginning of the twentieth century and conversations regarding current newsroom policies by those who are still involved in the business, most of the material in this study centers on Gannett d... View more info

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Cronkite

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261561


First edition. Light rubbing to jacket. 2012 Hard Cover. xi, 819 pp. For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as the most trusted man in America. Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of television, as a host of numerous documentary programs and as anchor of the CBS Evening News, from 1962 until his retirement in 1981. Yet this very publi... View more info

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By Airship to the North Pole: An Archaeology of Human Exploration

By: Capelotti, P.J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197823


First edition. 1999 Hard Cover. xix, 209 pp. Chronology of Northern expeditions and events and note on Norwegian geography precede text. Notes, bibliography, and index follow text. Chronicles the adventures of Swedish engineer Salomon August Andree, who made the first failed attempt to reach the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon in 1897, and of American journalist Walter Wellman who organized and led three unsuccessful air expeditions from 1907 to 1909. The book investiga... View more info

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Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World (American Empire Project)

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1795007


First printing. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 226 pp. In this first collection of interviews since the bestselling 9-11, our foremost intellectual activist examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policy. Timely, urgent, and powerfully elucidating, this important volume of previously unpublished interviews conducted by award-winning radio journalist David Barsamian features Noam Chomsky discussing America’s policies in an inc... View more info

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9-11

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Open Media: 2001

Seller ID: 1795010


2001 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. In 9-11, Noam Chomsky comments on the September 11th attacks, the new war on terrorism, Osama bin Laden, U.S. involvement with Afghanistan, media control, and the long-term implications of America's military attacks abroad. Informed by his deep understanding of the gravity of these issues and the global stakes, 9-11 demonstrates Chomsky's impeccable knowledge of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle ... View more info

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Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky

By: Chomsky, Noam; Chomsky, Carol; Kfoury, Assaf

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Monthly Review Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1795005


2007 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. This prescient and timely book documents Noam Chomsky's visit to Lebanon, in May 2006, to lecture on U.S. imperialism and the imminent crises facing the Middle East—two months before Israel orchestrated major military campaigns against Lebanon and Palestine. During his visit, he met with political leaders—including those of Hizbullah—toured refugee camps, and inspected a former Israeli prison and torture compound. Inside Lebanon descri... View more info

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Alistaire Cooke: A Biography: First Edition

By: Clarke, Nick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1291518


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed. Good. 1999 Hard Cover. 560 pp. One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke swiftly broke free of his modest origins and became the foremost commentator on American life and politics, first for the British press and eventually for the entire world. Alis... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164085


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front endpaper. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2205698


Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper - inscribed Clune books are somewhat unusual, as his usual habit was to visit bookstores, sign copies of his books that were on the shelf, and leave without announcing he had done so. Inscription appears to read 'For Eta ts alga, with all good wishes, Henry W Clune', but perhaps this was meant to be a fraternity [Eta psi alpha?]). 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of t... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two [2]

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205700


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, spine faded, small smudge on front board. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164089


Limited edition, #239 of 1000. Signed and hand-numbered by author on colophon. Jacket toned, jacket price clipped, owner sticker on front endpaper. Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on our hopes and fears, loves and loathings. As newspaper reporter, columnist and, above all, cunning ... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries, Rochester, New York: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164337


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed. Very Good. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novel... View more info

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The Good Die Poor

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206753


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, light stain to bottom edge of front board, sticker to front paste-down endpaper, ink note to front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Clune's novel about the career of a newspaperman during the Great Depression. His first novel. He was a writer and columnist who appeared several times a week in The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, from 1914 to 1969. He wrote... View more info

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Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

By: Conover, Ted

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202398


Pages lightly dog-eared. 2001 Trade Paperback. 331 pp. Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing. When Ted Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer himself. The result is an unprecedented work of eyewitness journalism: the account of Conover's year-lo... View more info

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Wandering Ghost: The Odyssey of Lafcadio Hearn

By: Cott, Jonathan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263282


First edition. Remainder mark. 1991 Hard Cover. xxi, 438 pp. Chronicles the life of one of the nineteenth century's most colorful literary figures, detailing Hearn's career as a newspaper reporter, his poetry of the New Orleans underclass, and his move to Japan. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/h??rn/; Greek: ????????? ????????? ????; 27 June 1850 – 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (?? ??), was a writer, known best for his books about Japan, e... View more info

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Dougherty Revisited

By: Dougherty, Dick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pat Dougherty: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2197696


First paperback printing. 2004 Trade Paperback. A collection of Dougherty's columns from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Each of Dick Dougherty's essays are timely, clever, funny, wise and easy reading. View more info

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The News about the News: American Journalism in Peril

By: Downie, Leonard; Kaiser, Robert G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2205156


1st printing. A fine copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. 304 pp. Freedom of the press is a primary American value. Good journalism builds communities, arms citizens with important information, and serves as a public watchdog for civic, national, and global issues. But what happens when the news turns its back on its public role?  Leonard Downie Jr., executive editor of The Washington Post, and Robert G. Kaiser, associate editor and senior correspondent, report on a growing cr... View more info

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Reporting Civil Rights, in Two Volumes: Part One, American Journalism 1941-1963; Part Two, American Journalism 1963-1973 (The Library of America 137 & 138)

By: Ellison, Ralph; Hughes, Langston; Warren, Robert Penn; Halberstam, David; Baldwin, James; Zinn, Howard; Steinbeck, John; Lees, Hannah; King, Martin Luther; Thompson, Hunter S.; Hersey, John; Trillin, Calvin; Walker, Alice

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203811


First thus. Both volumes include publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. xvi, 996; xv, 986 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A two-volume collection of writings on the American civil rights movement, drawn from original newspaper and magazine reports and contemporary books, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose... View more info

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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2016 Hard Cover. xii, 454 pp. The 1977–78 Los Angeles Dodgers came close. Their tough lineup of young and ambitious players squared off with the New York Yankees in consecutive World Series. The Dodgers’ run was a long time in the making after years of struggle and featured many homegrown players who went on to noteworthy or Hall of Fame careers, including Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, and Steve Yeager. Dodgerland is the ... View more info

History of the Press in Western New-York, From the Beginning to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century - The First 50 Years of Newspapers, 1797-1846

By: Follett, Frederick; Eames, Wilberforce (Preface)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harbor Hill Books, Harrison: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2133136


Jacket lightly toned with sticker remnant on rear panel. Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. xv, 65 pp. 8vo. 1973 reissue of the original, which was released as a pamphlet in conjunction with the annual Printers' Festival in Rochester. Also includes a facsimile of the front page of the earliest extant newspaper from Western New York. View more info

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Timber Line: A Story of Bonfils and Tammen [History of the Denver Post]

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1951

Seller ID: 2077540


Jacket a bit rubbed. 1951 Hard Cover. 480 pp. 8vo. A history of the Denver Post, one of the most popular papers of the Old West, which uncovered the Teapot Dome scandal. This is also the story of the paper's owners, F.G. Bonfils and H.H. Tammen, strong personalities who made life difficult for their competitors, and the important historical figures they encountered in their work, including: Douglas, the shoe man, Pullman, of sleeping-car fame, Buffalo Bill, Judge Ben Lin... View more info

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Blood and Banquets: A Berlin Social Diary

By: Fromm, Bella

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1942

Seller ID: 2206919


No jacket, spine toned with a some light spots. 1942 Hard Cover. xvi, 332 pp. The true story of a Jewish reporter who became an intimate witness to the rise of Nazism in Germany. Fromm wrote a social column for a liberal Berlin newspaper. Attending luncheons, teas & dinners during the 1930s, she met everybody of importance, including von Hindenberg, Franz von Papen, Goebbels, Goering, Himmler, Leni Riefenstahl, & other political & social figures. In this secret journal, ... View more info

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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201365


First edition. Pages toned and lightly foxed. Jacket toned. 1986 Hard Cover. ix, 106 pp. Translated by Randolf Hogan. In 1955, Garcia Marquez was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This book, which originally appeared as a series of newspa... View more info