Washington Press Corps History

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4529984/4529985" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

As the nation's capitol, Washington, D.C., has its share of government officials. But it is also teeming with journalists. A new book details the history of the sometimes rowdy, and sometimes cozy relationship between the government and the media.


Donald Ritchie , author, Reporting from Washington: The History of the Washington Press Corps



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.