From Kristallnacht to Watergate

Memoirs of a Newspaperman by Harry Rosenfeld

“What an American journey! Harry Rosenfeld rises from a nine-year-old Jewish refugee kid...to become a pivotal Washington Post editor in charge of the Watergate story and overseeing Woodward and Bernstein...His story is America‘s story in the last half century.”
—Joseph E. Persico

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“A great and moving tale.”
—Carl Bernstein

“A terrific memoir by one of the great newspapermen of the era.”
—Bob Woodward

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“A great American story... [an] inspiring saga.” -Tom Brokaw

"A history lesson on the development... of several influential newspapers."

October 16, 2013

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Nice review in O'Dwyers:

"Former Washington Post Metropolitan Editor Harry Rosenfeld’s new memoir From Kristallnacht to Watergate is an uplifting personal story and a clear-eyed look at the craft and business of journalism... In an era of Twitter and blogs, this book is a history lesson on the development and production of several influential newspapers."

"Harry Rosenfeld tells his story in an earnest way, without waxing nostalgic about the 'good old days.' His life began under tyranny and he availed himself of the freedoms under the First Amendment to hold the powerful to account for their actions. This memoir is a success story that is not boastful, but the culmination of a career of commitment to one’s craft."

-Kevin P. McVicker, Shirley & Banister Public Affairs