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Gay Talese discusses his book "The Kingdom and the Power"

BROADCAST: Jul. 14, 1969 | DURATION: 00:59:05

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Synopsis

Journalistic responsibility is a major theme of Gay Talese's book, "The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times, The Institution That Influences the World". Should they print what's true and verifiable or some watered down version of the truth? The New York Times has endured, says Talese because the paper plays it safe, it's never too right or too left.