Description - Infamous Scribblers by Eric Burns
Infamous Scribblers is a perceptive and witty exploration of the most volatile period in the history of the American Press. Fox News Channels Eric Burns tells of Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Sam Adams, George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson-our Founding Fathers who were among the leading journalists of era, as well as among the leading manipulators of journalists. The journalism of the era was often partisan, fabricated, and scandalous. Despite its flaws-even because of some of them-the participants hashed out publicly the issues that would lead America to declare its independence and to determine what sort of nation it would become.
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Author Biography - Eric Burns
Eric Burns is the host of Fox News Channel's "Fox News Watch." A former NBC News correspondent, Burns was named one of the best writers in the history of broadcast journalism by the Washington Journalism Review. He is also an Emmy winner for media criticism. He is the author of four previous books his The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol, was named one of the best academic press volumes of 2003 by the American Library Association.