"4 Books Every Journalist Should Read" by Josh Mankiewicz
- All the President's Men by Bob Woodward All the President's Men by Bob Woodwardis pretty much the definitive book on pursuing a big story. It's true but reads like a novel.
- The Making of the President 1960 by Theodore White The Making of the President 1960 by Theodore White changed political journalism and made every political reporter start focusing on 'process' stories instead of telling voters how their lives would change if a candidate were elected.
- The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brienand Dispatches by Michael Herr Dispatches by Michael Herrare two books that together will help you understand Vietnam and how it changed America, probably forever.