By Walter Jacobson,Bill Kurtis
As a reporter, Jacobson used to be on a regular basis contentious and confrontational. He was once fired on a couple of events and used to be convicted of libeling tobacco corporation Brown and Williamson, leading to a multimillion-dollar federal courtroom judgment opposed to him and CBS. but it was once this gutsy angle that placed him on the best of the scoop video game. With an enticing writing type, Jacobson recollects his interactions with Chicago mayors Richard J. and Richard M. Daley, Jane Byrne, Harold Washington, and Rahm Emanuel; recounts his insurance of such attention-grabbing information tales because the violent 1968 Democratic nationwide conference and the execution of convicted mass assassin John Wayne Gacy; and remembers his reporting on and interviews with Louis Farrakhan, governors George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich, and Barack Obama. greater than a memoir, Walter’s Perspective is the intense trip of 1 reporter whose unique profession the altering face of Chicago’s neighborhood news.
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