The Resource Unbelievable : my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history, Katy Tur

Unbelievable : my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history, Katy Tur

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Unbelievable : my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history
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Unbelievable
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my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history
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Katy Tur
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Language
eng
Summary
Katy Tur was one of a select cadre of NBC reporters on the road during the grueling 2016 presidential campaign, reporting from small towns and venues across America for more than sixteen months. At the beginning of the primaries, Tur was assigned the Trump campaign--a campaign widely considered a long shot by politicos and the media. But primary after primary, the novice outsider trumped his rivals, and won the hearts and votes of many Republicans. His appeal to working class whites, the GOP's traditional middle and upper middle class base, and conservative evangelicals took him all the way to the White House, astonishing the nation and the world. Unbelievable is Tur's inside account of being embedded with the campaign, revealing what it was like to report on the most combative and volatile major party candidate ever to run for office and win. At first, Trump tried to charm Tur into providing fawning coverage. When that didn't work, he stooped to berating and shaming her, stoking the rage of his legion of supporters--many who threatened Tur and other penned-in reporters at his events. The vitriol reached such a fevered pitch, that following one rally during which Trump launched a personal attack against her, the Secret Service had to accompany Tur to her car. But Katy was not alone. Millions of Americans watched in disbelief as Trump ordered Tur to "be quiet" during one of his many press conferences, called her "disgraceful," "third-rate," "not nice," and "Little Katy." In response, thousands of people across the country rushed to her defense, tweeting #imwithtur. Intriguing, disturbing, and powerful, Unbelievable is an unprecedented eyewitness account of the 2016 election from an intelligent, dedicated journalist at the center of it--a thoughtful historical record that offers eye-opening insights and details on our political process, the media, and the mercurial forty-fifth president of the United States
Summary
The NBC reporter and 2016 presidential campaign insider shares perspectives into what it was like to report on and witness Trump's unexpected campaign successes, revealing how journalists have been coerced and threatened to slant their reports in Trump's favor
Biography type
autobiography
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10574501
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AU-TuBDP
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1983-
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Tur, Katy
Dewey number
324
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no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Trump, Donald
  • Presidents
  • United States
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adult
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my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history
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Unbelievable : my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history, Katy Tur
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HUS_445180&b2bSite=1545
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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9780062684943-HUS1168872-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
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9780062684943
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Unbelievable : my front-row seat to the craziest campaign in American history, Katy Tur
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HUS_445180&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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9780062684943-HUS1168872-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780062684943
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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