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His experiences as a journalist are what's covered in Harrison Evans Salisbury's book, "A Time of Change: A Reporter's Tale of Our Time". Salisbury believed as a reporter, one truly needed to be at the event, in order to obtain the true story. Once Salisbury questioned if he was living in America because he was asked to switch rooms at a hotel in Birmingham, only to find out later that there were special, bugged rooms for reporters.
Studs Terkel and Ronald talk about Lippmann's privileged early life, his time at Harvard, and his positions as editor of The New Republic and New York World. They also discuss Lippmann's silence — as a Jewish man — regarding persecution of Jews in World War II.