The Eye of the Reporter – Book

edited by Bill Knight and Deckle McLean This is a collector’s item from 1997 An Essays in Literature Book “This lively collection is about the positive impact of journalism on some of American’s finest writers. With penetrating research and provocative analysis, a diverse band of journalism scholars retraces the often-surprising journeys from reporting to fiction…

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Peoria People – Book

edited by Bill Knight and others This is a collector’s item from 1988 Peoria People: Observations, Articles, and Insight About Central Illinois by dozens of area journalists Dozens of articles, essays, interviews, illustrations, and photographs in this anthology help document the life and charm of Central Illinois. Herein are Jack Brickhouse and Dan Fogelberg, the…

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Video Almanac – Book

by Bill Knight This is a collector’s item from 2003 Video Almanac is a 112-page trade paperback described as a “do-it-yourself film festival guide for home viewers [with] hundreds of capsule reviews for dozens of themes — for every week of every year.” From films about Labor to Boxing movies, Medical Dramas to Shakespeare, the…

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Fair Comment – Book

by Bill Knight Fair Comment: Essays On The Air – Book In more than 100 essays from Midwestern publications and airwaves, where they’ve been featured for more than 14 years, award-winning journalist Bill Knight writes about labor and baseball, war and religion, corporations and the press, rural life and family.  

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Horse Shoe Bottoms – Book

by Tom Tippett, edited by Bill Knight Decades after its publication, Tom Tippett’s “Horse Shoe Bottoms” is once more available in this new edition, with a new introduction by Peoria area journalist Bill Knight, who edited this version. Tippett was an Illinois coal miner, union activist, journalist, New Deal bureaucrat, and educator. His only novel,…

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