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Danny Schechter

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DANNY SCHECHTER is an American journalist and a documentary filmmaker who made six nonfiction films with Mandela and who was asked personally by the filmmakers of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom to make a five-hour television documentary about the making of the forthcoming film. Schechter has worked in South Africa since the 1960s, which has given him unprecedented access to insiders. Schechter wrote about the liberation struggle and produced a TV news magazine for three years in its most crucial years 1988–91. Having worked both in public television and for CNN and ABC News, Schechter has been part of the anti-apartheid movement globally, earning... Read More

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Censored 1998
The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Danny Schechter


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 7, 1998
Price: $16.95

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Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $35.00

From the makers of the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a completely unique biography and thematic telling of the story of Nelson Mandela.  This book, which provided key source material for the film, is an unexpurgated collection of the views and opinions of South Africa’s first Black president, and it draws on... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

From the makers of the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a completely unique biography and thematic telling of the story of Nelson Mandela.  This book, which provided key source material for the film, is an unexpurgated collection of the views and opinions of South Africa’s first Black president, and it draws on... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The More You Watch the Less You Know
News Wars/(sub)Merged Hopes/Media Adventures
Written by Danny Schechter
Foreword by Jackson Browne and Robert McChesney


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 4, 1997
Price: $17.95

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Also available as a hardcover.

Exam Copy
The More You Watch the Less You Know
News Wars/(sub)Merged Hopes/Media Adventures
Written by Danny Schechter
Foreword by Jackson Browne and Robert McChesney


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: October 7, 1997
Price: $26.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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