John Adams by David McCullough; it's long, but it's a fantastic read. One of my favorite books, it was developed into a mini-series starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney as John and Abigail Adams. If you can't finish the book, at least watch the series.
"The Remains Of The Day" (dir. James Ivory, --- A butler (Anthony Hopkins) who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been. Based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture was founded by Joe Saltzman at USC. It has a great website w/lots of resources regarding both journalists' and PR practitioners' representations in pop culture.