Some of the best moments are never really appreciated as they are happening. They were captured and rarely looked back upon because of access. The digital age allows us to share these memories at the click of a mouse. Here are just some of Harry's treasures.
AMERICANA, December 5, 2010
SIR HAROLD EVANS: BIG CITIES
Matt Frei talks to Sir Harold Evans, former editor of the Sunday Times, about the delights of America’s must bustling cities. Sir Harold Evans describes America’s transformation over the past 50 years and the pull that the nation continues to have upon visitors from overseas.
Harold Evans and his “rag and bone men of the opinion trade” Listen Here
January 14, 2010 - The moral and legal debt owed over decades by successive British governments to hundreds of victims of the drug thalidomide (Children on Our Conscience chapter in My Paper Chase) was finally recognized in Parliament. The Minister, Mr. Mike O'Brien, acknowledged the work of Lord Morris, Lord Ashley and Harold Evans and the Sunday Times.
For full video of the House of Commons proceedings click here
Campbell Brown interviews Harold Evans on CNN Video
Harold Evans Sees Bright Future for Print-on-Demand Newspapers
by Mark Glaser, October 29, 2009 Listen
The Leonard Lopate Show November 10, 2009 My Paper Chase
Sir Harold Evans recounts the tale of his life as a newspaperman, from his very first job, to becoming editor of the Sunday Times and The Times of London, and then his move into book publishing, becoming president and publisher of Random House. In My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times he discusses his crusading reporting style, his belief that journalism should improve the lives of those less fortunate, and his feuds with politicians, government, the court, and Rupert Murdoch.
Harold Evans: “Books, books, books are so important.” Maureen Scarpelli | Monday, November 9, 2009 05:54 PMWatch Video
DIGITAL AGE - May The Sunday Times Rest In Peace? - Harold Evans. Nov. 15, 2009
May The Sunday Times rest in peace. Harry Evans once edited it. Rupert Murdoch killed it. Will we ever see anything like it again? Is The Wall Street Journal, ironically now owned by Murdoch, a candidate? Harry Evans tells us of his Horatio Alger life and his view of The Sunday Times and The Wall Street Journal. He is author of My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times. James Goodale, former Vice Chairman of The New York Times, hosts. 11/15/09
Published: Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:46 AEDT
Expires: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:46 AEDT
Joining Lateline is Sir Harold Evans, who has been voted the all-time greatest British newspaper editor by his colleagues. His new memoir, My Paper Chase, traces his life from a young northerner who started in newspapers at 16, to his ground-breaking investigative journalism at the Sunday Times through the 70s, his spectacular sacking as editor of The Times by Rupert Murdoch, and his move to the United States. He is now editor-at-large of The Week magazine.