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3 On A Toothbrush. Adventures and Encounters Around The Globe

by Paar, Jack

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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Book Club Edition
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New York: Doubleday & Company ., 1965. This account of Paar's travels reveals a different Paar than the one familiar to television viewers from his five years on the "To-night Show" and his own "Jack Paar Show" on NBC-TV. This is the private Paar, a sensitive, adventurous, courageous man....Here are fascinating stories unearthed in his travels. Come along… Read more
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Mark My Words: The Memoirs of a Very Political Reporter

by Nichols, Margorie with Jane O'Hara

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781550540529
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$18.50

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Vancouver, Canada: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992. Margorie Nichols was one of Canada's most influential political commentators. Her insights into major political leaders such as Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, John Turner, Judy La Marsh, Richard Hatfield, Dave Barrett, Bill Bennett, and Pat Carney are fascinating reading. Her revelations about friends and colleagues such as Jack Webster, Allan Fotheringham and Pauline Jewette… Read more
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A Funny Way To Run A Country, Further Memoirs of a Political Voyeur

by Lynch, Charles

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Published
1986
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First Edition
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9780888302946
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$30.00

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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1986. A Funny Way To Run A Country is full of exuberant, witty and deliciously insightful stories of the politicians who governed Canada in the last half of the century: Brian Mulroney, Pierre Trudeau, John Diefenbaker, Robert Stanfield and backroom boys, huckster Mel Jack and Tory bagman Finlay MacDonald. Some of the stories also concern the reporters… Read more
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You Can't Print That! Memoirs of a Political Voyeur

by Lynch, Charles

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Published
1983
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First Edition
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9780888302458
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$22.50

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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1983. A riveting collection of rip-roaring anecdotes, thoughtful commentary, and earthly humour. Hilarious, uproarious and at times outrageous, Charles Lynch's memoirs give a close-up view of many of the great figures of the era, revealing everything from the naked truth (literally) about John Diefenbaker to Prince Philip's remarks about the Queen. Repleat with a b/w… Read more
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The Lynch Mob. Stringing Up Our Prime Ministers

by Lynch, Charles

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Published
1988
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First Edition
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9781550131086
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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1988. One would have to travel far and wide to find a more dedicated and enthusiatic chronicler of foibles and failings on The Hill than Charles Lynch. For over 50 years Lynch has been watching the comings and goings of Canadian politicians... "The Lynch Mob" is a classic Charles Lynch - an opinionated, thoughtful… Read more
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Farewell To The 70's. A Canadian Salute To A Confusing Decade

by Porter, Anna & Margorie Harris (Edited by)

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Published
1979
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First Edition
ISBN
9780176007720
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Ontario: Thomas Nelson and Sons (Canada) Limited, 1979. This is a book about the 70's and all it has meant to us in business, fashion, love, science, sports, religion, art, etc, etc.... It is by the people who made the news in the seventies and those who recorded the passing of the decade. A well-illustrated book... by photographs and cartoons.… Read more
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Only In America

by Golden, Harry. Foreword by Carl Sandburg

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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Ohio: The Word Publishing Company, 1958. Fourteenth Printing. Harry Golden - Publisher, editor and writer of 'The Carolina Israelite'. What ever is human interests, Harry Golden. Honest men, crooks, knuckleheads, particularly anybody out of the ordinary.... he writes about them. In this book, the reader will find writing of varied subject matter : Death and the Call… Read more
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Television Production Handbook Fourth Edition

by Zettl, Herbert

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Published
1984
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780534014643
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$55.00

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California: Wadsworth, 1984. 614 pp includes the index. The contents offer eighteen chapters, 900 illustrations (photos and diagrams) , epilogue, glossary and index. Chapter (1) The Television Production Process.... (2) The Camera.... (3) Lenses.... (4) Mounting Equipment.... (5) Camera Operation and Picture Composition.... (6) Lighting, .... etc, etc through to (16) Producing.... (17) Directing and (18) Remotes. Illustrated… Read more
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Will Gordon Sinclair Please Sit Down

by Sinclair, Gordon

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771081637
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1975. Gordon Sinclair has had one of the longest, most remarkable careers ever enjoyed by a Canadian newsperson. His memoirs are alive with the people and places he's known, hated and loved around the world and back again. Salmon coloured boards with gilt lettering to spine. Two corners show light brusing. No ownership markings. Price intact… Read more
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Giles 50th Commemorative Annual.....Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales

by Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons

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9781874507659
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Devon: Pedigree Books 1996 Fiftieth Series. Oblong format. Cartoon illustrated heavy card covers. Frontispiece is a colour portrait of HRH The Prince of Wales. His foreword begins..." It is an enormous sadness that, with the death of Carl Giles in 1995, this will be the last traditional Giles Annual to be published...." For over half a century, the cartoons… Read more
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Before The Colors Fade

by Reasoner, Harry

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394504803
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1981. Memoirs of over 25 years in television. Reasoner began working in television in 1954. In 1956 he joined CBS in New York and except for eight years (1970-78) at ABC where he was co-anchor with Barbara Walters, he has been with CBS.Harry Reasoner is without question one of the most loved… Read more
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Gordon Sinclair. A Life....and Then Some

by Young Scott

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780771595189
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Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1987. Gordon Sinclair was a journalist and broadcaster known to three generations of Canadians. People either loved him or hated him.... or loved to hate him.... but no one ignored him. Scott Young, a well known writer and broadcaster himself, has written the first full biography of a colourful personality. A section of b/w… Read more
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Dateline - Peking

by Nossal, Frederick

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Very Good
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Toronto: Longmans Canada (c.1962) This is the first-hand story of a foreign correspondent's life at the heart of Asian Communism. Nossal describes his extensive journeys through the industrial cities of Manchuria and the communes with their myriad ant-like workers. He tells of his contacts... and conflicts... with the Chinese officialdom, and vividly conveys the mistrust which the Chinese feel toward… Read more
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Nobody Calls Me Mr. Kirck

by Kirck, Harvey with Wade Rowland

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Published
1985
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9780002174664
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Toronto: Collins, 1985. An engaging biography of the plain-speaking Ontario farm boy who became Canada's best known television news anchorman. This book is primarily the history of a rural boy's discovery of his life path in the hectic days following the Second World War, of a young DJ's apprenticeship at his craft, a newscaster's encounters with the… Read more
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An Anecdotal Memoir

by Templeton, Charles

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780771085451
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1983. Brought together here are many of the most fascinating episodes in the life of this extraordinary man. He tells the inside story of his years as an Evangelist, of his close association with Billy Graham, and of his reasons for abandoning the ministry at the height of his fame. He writes engagingly of contacts… Read more
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From Where I Sit. Merv Griffin's Book Of People

by Griffin, Merv with Peter Barsocchini

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780877954163
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New York: Arbor House, 1982. Illustrated with b/w photographs. From the bestselling author and TV's most popular talkshow host, here is his unique, intimate behind-the-camera look at many of the world's most interesting personalities. Candid comments on the legends: The Fondas, Orson Welles, Richard Burton, Jack Paar, Henry Kissinger, Robert Kennedy and many more. Beige boards, black cloth… Read more
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Smoke & Mirrors. The Inside Story of Television News in Canada

by Trueman, Peter

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780771086137
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. A no - holds - barred tour of the newsrooms and control rooms - and the bars and bedrooms - of the colourful people and powerful corporations which produce television news in Canada. Blue cloth boards with silver print to spine. Price intact photo dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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How Many Words Do You Want? An Insider's Story of Print and Television Journalism

by Midgley, Leslie

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781559720151
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New York: A Birch Lane Press Book, Published By Carol Publishing Group , 1989. Leslie Midgley explores and clearly explains the differences between how newspapers, magazines and television report the news not through an analysis of statistics but by recounting his experiences through a brilliant career in both print and broadcast news. Illustrated with b/w photos. White boards,… Read more
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Barbara Walters. An Unauthorized Biography

by Oppenheimer, Jerry

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312038069
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. This unauthorized biography by investigative journalist Jerry Oppenheimer is based on more than four-hundred exclusive, in-depth interviews with family members, childhood and college friends, confidantes, the men in her life, and colleagues. Oppenheimer debunks the myths and dispels the fallacies about Barbara Walters. Illustrated with two b/w photo sections. White boards,… Read more
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Prime Time At Ten. Behind-the-Camera Battles of Canadian TV Journalism

by Nash, Knowlton

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771067037
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1987. . The inside story of television journalism in Canada as only could be told by Knowlton Nash, the authoritative, believable symbol of news for Canadians. For more than three decades as globetrotting foreign correspondent, senior broadcasting executive, and TV anchorman, Nash has given us the news and battled behind the scenes for better TV journalism.… Read more
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