The New Muckrakers

  • The New Muckrakers


The New Muckrakers
by Leonard Downie Jr.

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Downie's classic examines a crucial era in the rich history of investigative reporting in America. His exploration of the "new muckrakers" includes insider anecdotes and personal insights from some of the biggest investigations and investigators of the last century, including:

  • Woodward and Bernstein's coverage of Watergate
  • Seymour Hersh uncovering the My Lai massacre
  • Barlett and Steele's revelation of deep problems with Philadelphia's criminal court system
  • Jack Anderson's columns on the Nixon-Kissinger plan for Pakistan
  • Neil Sheehan and the Pentagon Papers

...and many more reporters who shaped journalism and history.

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