Theodore Harold White

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Noun1.Theodore Harold White - United States political journalist (1915-1986)
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According to journalist Theodore White, television transmogrified Nixon into a "glowering", "heavy" figure; by contrast, Kennedy appeared glamorous, sophisticated - almost beautiful.
In a post-election interview with journalist Theodore White, Carter said uncontrolled inflation was the biggest reason for his defeat.
In fact, it was Jackie Kennedy who called Life magazine writer Theodore White a week after the Nov.
One often feels that Kallina's real antagonists in this book are not the Kennedys themselves-although he is especially hard on RFK--but Theodore White (The Making of the President 1960 [Atheneum House, 1961]), Ted Sorensen (Kennedy [Harper and Row, 1965]), and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Theodore White did that in his book "The Making of a President.
Theodore White chronicled the 1960 Presidential Campaign starting with the first moments of candidacy, then moving through to the final sighs of Election Night and a bit beyond.
Donaldson tackles his Theodore White problem in a preface and makes an important claim: for all of its virtues, White's version of the 1960 election was marred by his romanticized portrait of John E Kennedy.
Theodore White wrote, in his 1953 survey of postwar Europe, Fire in the Ashes, "Where France breaks down is at one point only: at the point where France must make new decisions.
Ever since Theodore White poked his notebook behind the scenes of presidential campaigns, the magic words "the making of" have promised readers a definitive explanation of how brainy, stalwart, hard-working people accomplish something of importance--in this case, perhaps, how the people at General Mills thought up the name Wheaties or hipsters at Apple conjured up the moniker iPod.
After the Iowa caucuses, one veteran political reporter evoked the work of Theodore White, whose book-length insider accounts of presidential campaigns throughout the 1960s established an entire genre of "Making of the President" political journalism.
Theodore White later recalled dramatic scenes of the Kennedy funeral that, in his words, "will be seen and heard for generations, as long as film lasts and Americans are interested in the story of America.
Bleckman filmed Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald--"being in the right place with the camera is everything"--and was the only CBS cameraman to travel to China with President Richard Nixon, where he "got to hang out with Theodore White, Barbara Walters, incredible people.