9780312385866

The Man Who Would Not Shut Up The Rise of Bill O'Reilly

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312385866

  • ISBN10:

    0312385862

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-28
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Summary

To some, Bill O'Reilly is a semi-demented cable TV talk show host who can be an obnoxious, insufferable, opinionated, rude loudmouth whose views, the kinder ones say, are typical right-wing drivel. But there is much more to O'Reilly than what meets the eye. O'Reilly is the paradigm of diosyncrasy in television journalism.

Author Biography

Marvin Kitman was the TV/media critic of Newsday for thirty-five years, and is the author of eight previous books. He lives in northern New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Prologuep. 1
The Making of an O'Reilly
In the Beginningp. 11
Man About Miamip. 54
The Wayward Pressmanp. 67
The Voice of Anthracite Countryp. 76
On the Roadp. 85
New York, New Yorkp. 93
Cry for Me, Argentinap. 102
The Boston Massacresp. 106
O'Reilly Finds His Voicep. 115
Spencerp. 123
Taking Out the Trashp. 133
Final Editionp. 147
Tall Man on Campusp. 150
The Factor Factor
Roger Discovers Goldp. 163
A Star Is Rebornp. 168
Cracking the O'Reilly Codep. 174
The Meltdown
Are They Out to Get Him?p. 207
O'Reilly Goes to Warp. 218
Suits Pressed While You Waitp. 231
What Was He Thinking?p. 247
The Last Hurrah
The Future Lies Aheadp. 261
What Say You?
The New Journalismp. 269
Afterwordp. 278
Acknowledgmentsp. 281
Notes & Sourcesp. 285
Bibliographyp. 306
Indexp. 308
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