Caro | Robert A. [Philip Scheffler]

Master Of The Senate

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Master of the Senate by Robert A. Caro, inscribed to the producer of 60 Minutes, Philip Scheffler.

Thick octavo, xxiv, 1167pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, touch of wear to spine. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, light shelf wear, retail price on front flap. Inscribed on the half title: “For Phil Scheffler – from his friend, Robert A. Caro. March 27, 2002.”

Philip Scheffler (1930-2018) is remembered for his extensive career at the CBS News program “60 Minutes.” He began his tenure at CBS News in 1951 as a copy boy and steadily climbed the ranks, eventually becoming the executive editor of “60 Minutes” and right-hand man for Don Hewitt. Scheffler continued to contribute to “60 Minutes” until his retirement in 2003, leaving behind a lasting legacy in broadcast journalism. He passed away on September 7, 2018, at the age of 85.

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New York


Alfred A. Knopf


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

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Near Fine


Caro | Robert A. [Philip Scheffler]


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