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LOCAL>> Ira Rosen – Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes

Presented by Commonwealth Club at Streaming Arts

Feb 25 2021
LOCAL>> Ira Rosen – Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes

TV news producer discusses his behind-the-scenes book with George Hammond

Award-winning writer and producer Ira Rosen reveals the intimate, untold stories of his decades at America’s most iconic news show in his book Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes.

When he joined the “60 Minutes” team in June 1980, he knew he had reached the heights of TV journalism, and while there he helped break some of the most important stories in TV news history. Behind closed doors, though, was a war room of clashing producers, anchors, and the inimitable Mike Wallace.

With surprising humor, charm, and an eye for colorful detail, Rosen delivers an authoritative account of the unforgettable personalities that battled for prestige, credit and the desire to scoop everyone else in the game. As Mike Wallace’s top producer, Rosen reveals the interview secrets that made Wallace’s work legendary, and the flaring temper that made him infamous.

Rosen also shares his experiences as senior producer of “ABC News Primetime Live” and of “20/20”, exposing the competitive environment among colleagues like Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters, and the power plays among correspondents like Chris Wallace, Anderson Cooper, and Chris Cuomo.

Join us for a master class on how TV news is made.

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