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“Compelling… this ebook couldn’t be extra well timed.” – Jill Abramson, New York Occasions Ebook Evaluation
FROM THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism
Referred to as “disgraceful,” “third-rate,” and “not good” by Donald Trump, NBC Information correspondent Katy Tur reported on—and took flak from—essentially the most fascinating and risky presidential candidate in American historical past.
Katy Tur lived out of a suitcase for a 12 months and a half, following Trump across the nation, powered by packets of peanut butter and saved clear with dry shampoo. She visited forty states with the candidate, made greater than three,800 stay tv reviews, and tried to endure a gazillion loops of Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer”—a Trump rally playlist staple.
From day 1 to day 500, Tur documented Trump’s inconsistencies, fact-checked his falsities, and referred to as him out on his lies. In return, Trump repeatedly singled Tur out. He tried to appeal her, intimidate her, and disgrace her. At one level, he obtained a crowd so riled up towards Tur, Secret Service brokers needed to stroll her to her automotive.
None of it labored. Details are cussed. So was Tur. She was a part of the primary women-led politics group within the historical past of community information. The Boys on the Bus grew to become the Ladies on the Airplane. However the circus remained. Via all of the lengthy nights, wild scoops, bare chauvinism, dodgy staffers, and fevered debates, nobody had a greater view than Tur.
Unbelievable is her darkly comedian, fascinatingly weird, and sometimes scary story of how America despatched a former actuality present host to the White Home. It’s additionally the story of what it was like for Tur to be there because it occurred, inside a no-rules world the place reporters have been spat on, demeaned, and discredited. Tur was a international correspondent who got here dwelling to her most international story of all. Unbelievable is a must-read for anybody who nonetheless wakes up and wonders, Is that this actual life?
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