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Sally Bedell Smith has 2 media appearances.

Sally Bedell Smith
Booknotes, Sunday, December 9, 1990
Sally Bedell Smith discusses In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley : The Legendary Tycoon and His Brilliant Circle.

Former New York Times media reporter, Sally Bedell Smith, discussed her new book, In All His Glory: The Life of William S. Paley: The Legendary Tycoon and His Brilliant Circle. The nearly 800-page biography, composed from 700 interviews, chronicles Mr. Paley's start as the son of a Russian Jewish immigrant through his rise to the top after creating CBS television network. "When I set out to write this book, I wanted to really show him as a broadcaster who had enormous influence over a medium that had a great effect on our lives," said Ms. Smith. Mr. Paley's personal identity is described as being "bound up in CBS." Ms. Smith also recounted the experiences she had during her five years of researching the book, such as a dinner party given by Henry Kissinger where she was invited expressly so she could see Mr. Paley. (timspalding)… (more)
A conversation with Sally Bedell Smith
Charlie Rose, Thursday, October 31, 1996
Sally Bedell Smith

A conversation with Sally Bedell Smith about her book, (timspalding)

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Sally Bedell Smith (born 1948) is an American historian and best selling author specializing in the history of American broadcasting and American political figures. She is married to former U.S. News & World Report editor Stephen G. Smith. Sally Bedell Smith spent her early career working at Time magazine, TV Guide, and The New York Times. She won the Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Service Award in 1982, and became a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center in 1986. In 1996, Smith joined Vanity Fair as contributing editor, where she remains as of October 2007.

She graduated from Radnor High School in 1966, and was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in November 2008.
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