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

NYT's Sam Roberts: "You'll be fascinated"

February 9, 2014

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In his New York Times Bookshelf column today Sam Roberts writes: "If you liked the hard-driving Jack Warden character in 'All the President's Men,' (more…)

Washington Post: "Re-creates the drama of politics and the press during Washington’s tumultuous 1970s."

November 29, 2013

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In his November 22nd review in The Washington Post, Mark Feldstein writes: "At a time when journalism seeks to reinvent itself, Rosenfeld’s story is a reminder of the need for fearless reporting that pursues the truth no matter where it leads. "

"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." (more…)