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Paper Boy to Pulitzer
by John Hughes

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JOHN HUGHES is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former editor of The Christian Science Monitor.

His earning the Pulitzer and spending a lifetime dedicated to the journalism trade, with professional standards respected by all his peers, make this memoir a fascinating read and of interest to historians, journalists, journalism students, biography buffs, diplomats, and foreign policy experts.

This book is an intimate narrative that reflects Hughes's involvement in or reporting during the administrations of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton.

Paper Boy to Pulitzer is a professional tour de force that confirms being on the ground is still a critical factor in excellent reportage.

He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard and is a former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He wrote a syndicated column on national and foreign affairs for the Monitor for 27 years.

During the Reagan administration, he served successively as Associate Director of the United States Information Agency, Director of the Voice of America, and Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs and State Department Spokesman.

He has also served as Assistant Secretary-General and Director of Communications at the United Nations.

He is currently a professor of international communications at Brigham Young University. He has been a consultant to newspapers and served as editor of the Salt Lake City Deseret News, converting it from afternoon to morning publication.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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