Even without listening, US lives in Limbaugh’s media world
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)NEW YORK – You didn't have to like or even listen to Rush Limbaugh to be affected by what he did. Bumper stickers proclaimed, “Rush is Right.”“There is no talk radio as we know it without Rush Limbaugh. As Limbaugh's political strength became evident, many Republican politicians felt they couldn't cross him, or run the risk of alienating his millions of listeners, Hemmer said. “Many of these listeners didn't care if Rush Limbaugh crossed the line (of propriety),” she said.
Audiobook compiles '60 Minutes' interviews with Barack Obama
NEW YORK More than a dozen 60 Minutes interviews with former President Barack Obama, beginning when he was a U.S. Simon & Schuster Audio announced Thursday that Barack Obama: The 60 Minutes Interviews will come out Oct. 13. The audiobook features CBS News journalist Steve Kroft, who first met with Obama in January 2007 and spoke with him throughout his presidency, culminating in a discussion shortly before Obama left office in 2017. Over the span of just a few years, Barack Obama evolved from inexperienced freshman senator into one of the most powerful people in the world, Kroft said in a statement. This audiobook collection allows listeners to hear that remarkable transformation in Obamas own voice and words, as it is unfolding.The audiobook also includes joint interviews with Obama and his wife, Michelle, and former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.