The Vanity Fair Diaries

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Tina Brown recalls her time as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair magazine, 1983 to 1992.

Tina Brown's time as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair magazine in the 1980's, early 90's.

Barely out of her thirties, she moved to New York to take over Conde Nast's ailing magazine, Vanity Fair. The culture shock was big, with little time to get the April edition up and running. Any good ideas?

Abridged by Katrin Williams

Read by Tina Brown

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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1985. Vanity Fair wows its readers with a cover shot of President and Nancy Reagan.

Tina Brown's time as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair magazine in the 1980's, early 90's.

In 1985 the magazine wowed its readers with a cover shot of President and Nancy Reagan. So how did this great image come about? And were there any dramas? Of course there were..

Reader Tina Brown

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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In 1985, there is the Charles and Di story to report on and all the reactions to it.

Tina Brown time as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair magazine in the 1980's, early 90's.

In 1985 there was the Charles and Di story to report on and all the reactions to it. In 1986 there's much delight with the birth of Tina's first child. The juggling of work and home life shall begin..

Read by Tina Brown

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Another cover triumph, and office intrigue in the higher echelons of Conde Nast.

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Tina Brown recalls her time as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair magazine, 1983 to 1992.