- The Emperor's New Clothes: Exposing the Truth From Watergate to 9/11 by Richard Ben-Veniste
- House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street by William D. Cohan
- Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East by Dennis Ross & David Makovsky
- The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power by David E. Sanger
- A Mad Desire to Dance by Elie Wiesel
Friday, May 29, 2009
Jeffrey Toobin did an interview with Bitter Lawyer, posted on 5/27, discussing his career before CNN and how he got into TV journalism. Click here for the full interview.
The NY Daily News recently asked Larry King who his dream interview would be with. His answer: Osama Bin Laden. Although he acknowledges it's not an attainable interview he goes on to say how he'd go about asking questions to engage Bin Laden in the discussion. As far as a more attainable interview he'd enjoy: the American Idol kids. Click here for the excerpt from NY Daily News.
Roland Martin wrote an article for Houston Style Magazine, posted Thursday, on Michael Vick and whether he will be able to play for the NFL after his sentence is served. In the article he discusses his views on how people who have served sentences are treated after their release and how he believes Vick's crime shouldn't prevent him from playing after his sentence is served. Click here for the full article.
Book TV on CSPAN 2 recently talked to Wolf Blitzer to find out what is on his summer reading list. Click here for mediabistro.com's article with video of Wolf going through his list.
On the list:
Christiane Amanpour has donated to three journalists, Andy Clarke, Mark Ludlow, and Andy Stevenson who are making a 200 mile bike ride over the course of 5 days in memory of two of their comrades, CBS News Cameraman Paul Douglas, and James Brolan, a freelance soundman who was on assignment for CBS News. Douglas and Brolan lost their lives in an insurgent attack in Baghdad three years ago May 29th. The journalists will donate the money to the Rory Peck Trust for freelance journalists and Reporters Without Borders. To find out more about their ride click here.
Back on January 21 we told you about a story run first by the NY Post, then by the Huffington Post, and the Gothamist about Soledad O'Brien who was trying to have a family evicted from their co-op because of their large, smelly dog. Well, now we have the verdict ... the dog stays. Click here for NY Post article.