The Powers That Be Quotes.

1. "You could never prove innocence, not in the match with the man who only had to imply guilt."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

2. "In the old days, it had been talent and style and brilliance and now it was more and more productivity."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

3. "she had no fear of the spotlight, only of the places it did not reach."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

4. "He never, even in the most casual conversation with friends, spoke a sentence which did not sound as if it was ready for the air."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

5. "Mohr was one of the most talented people on the staff of Time, in print as well as in person—the two are often different."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

6. "Williams had a very shrewd sense of how much heat the organism could take at any given time;"
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

7. "the ability to get on the air, which was crucial to any reporter’s career, grew precisely as the ability to analyze diminished."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

8. "Nixon under pressure turned only to reporters from publications already favorable to him; Kennedy, in trouble, turned to those most critical and dubious of him, and if anything tended to take those already for him a bit for granted."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

9. "Until he (Time's founder Henry Luce) arrived, news was crime and politics."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

10. "The closer journalists came to great issues, the more vulnerable they felt."
- David Halberstam, The Powers That Be

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