"Must-reading for journalists and history buffs alike…a behind-the-scenes look at the inner sanctum of one of the world’s mightiest newspapers, and the power plays and strong personalities that fueled the Cold War from beginning to end."
—The Dallas Morning News
—The New York Times
"A fascinating chronicle…Intriguing…Illuminating…Frankel’s memoirs illuminate the second half of the 20th century."
"Remarkably well-written and earnest…deserves to be widely read…it has much in common with Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, which also describes the immigrant experience of overcoming hardship and becoming an American."
"Superb….This memoir is one of the most elegant ever composed by a newspaperman. It’s a smart, tough, scrupulous book."
—The New York Times Book Review
"A wonderful read, vigorous, personal, and passionate."
—The Rocky Mountain News, Denver