The Camera Never Blinks Twice: The Further Adventures of a Television Journalist

Dan Rather, Author, Mickey Herskowitz, With William Morrow & Company $23 (368p) ISBN 978-0-688-09748-6
In this followup to The Camera Never Blinks, CBS anchorman Rather and veteran freelancer Herskowitz take us on a fast-paced and at times nerve-racking look at TV journalism on location. Rather details his harrowing trip to Afghanistan to witness the Soviet invasion of 1980. He recounts his notorious six-minute walkout on the Evening News in 1987 and tells of a confrontation with George Bush in 1988 (robust in victory, the Vice President declared: ``He [Rather] makes Lesley Stahl look like a pussy''). There are tales of the Gulf War (and Rather's interview with Saddam Hussein); the events in Tiananmen Square; the hunger in Somalia; his ``special'' on Vietnam in 1993; and what happened to this White House correspondent when he overslept and President Nixon left on a trip without him. There are also candid and insightful profiles of William S. Paley, Eric Sevareid and Fidel Castro. Readers will find Rather's views refreshingly frank, direct and intense. Photos not seen by PW. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 10/03/1994
Release date: 10/01/1994
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