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Flash Frames...Journey of a Journeyman Journalist is the first of two books featured on this site and page. The second is How to be Rude, Politely. There is information on    "Rude" at the bottom of this page  

                  

                   FLASH FRAMES 

Fifty years as a journalist leads to a lot of stories.  In a career that has spanned several continents and included coverage of civil wars, African famine, civil rights and hundreds of celebrities, there are lots of stories to tell.  And, they are told in Flash Frames with equal doses of seriousness and humor.  From a bare-naked interview with Miss Nude America to standing at gunpoint in East Berlin within eyeshot of Checkpoint Charlie, Flash Frames covers them in detail. Toss in coverage of ten national political conventions, and the political accident that was Spiro Agnew, and you have lots of fodder for conversation. 

It ends with a reflection on how television news went from a valuable public service to a less valuable entertainment medium, there are lessons here for aspiring journalists.

                             Book Review

Books are available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and through the publisher, Reedy  Press.

                                             Reedy Press

TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR FLASH FRAMES 

  • Frankfurt

         Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin
        
Quick Cuts: Van Cliburn, Tommy Cash, Gary Collins,   

                                                             Munich

    Steve McQueen and Ingrid
    Jim Garner and the Munich Riots
    Betrayal
    The Great Escape
    Actors Emote
    “She’s Going to be a Star”
    Celebrities
    Dachau

  • Bonn

    “Ich bin ein Berliner”
    Ted Kennedy
    Mourning JFK
    The Queen Is Coming
    On The Other Side Of the Wall
    Auf Wiedersehen

  • Baltimore

    Spiro “Ted” Agnew
    H. Rap Brown and Cambridge
    Martin Luther King’s Assassination
    Louie
    Salisbury
    London

  • St Louis

    Skyjacking
    The Trial
    Post Script
    David Hanley
    Tom Eagleton
    Ghost Story
    Ozark Flight 809
    Happiness Is a Warm Puppy
    Aftermath
    Golden Handcuffs
    Neil Sedaka
    Miss Nude America
    Mississippi Mud Monster
    Death, Live at 10:00
    Fired
    New Era
    The Political Beat
    The 1984 Campaign|
    Dick Gephardt
    The 88 Convention
    Paula Sims and the Death Poll
    Honduras and Father Carney
    Vignettes
    Henry Fonda
    Susan Anton
    The Great Flood of ‘93
    Words of Wisdom from News Directors, Producers, Reporters and Others
    Somalia
    USS Missouri
    Under Siege
    Humor
    A Reflection
    Epilogue

 

 HOW TO BE RUDE,POLITELY

 

How to be Rude Politely is something quite different from Flash Frames.

Click on the "Rude" title on menu on the left for more. 

 

                                              Reedy Press

 

                              Rude Politely Review