Robert Pierpoint: A Biography of the CBS News Correspondent

Robert Pierpoint: A Biography of the CBS News Correspondent

By: Tony Silvia (author)Paperback

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The first biography of journalist Robert Pierpoint, a contemporary of Edward R. Murrow, hired by him to cover the Korean War for CBS. He went on to cover the White House for CBS, through six presidents. In over 40 years with the network, he covered the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the State Department, culminating in memorable reporting for "CBS Sunday Morning." He was the winner of two Emmy Awards for investigative reporting and helped shape the careers of many of today's journalists, including Bob Schieffer, Dan Rather, Lesly Stahl, and Diane Sawyer.

About Author

Tony Silvia is a professor of journalism and media studies at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786474141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9780786474141
  • ISBN10: 0786474149

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