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William Randolph Hearst

modern media tycoon

by Nancy Frazier

  • 33 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Blackbirch Press in Woodbridge, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951,
    • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Publishers and publishing

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nancy Frazier.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesGiants of American industry
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4874.H4 F73 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790691M
      ISBN 101567115128
      LC Control Number00052998

      Now, in William Randolph Hearst, Ben Procter gives us the most authoritative account of Hearst's extraordinary career in newspapers and politics. Born to great wealth--his father was a partial owner of four fabulously rich mines--Hearst began his career in his early twenties by revitalizing a rundown newspaper, the San Franciso Examiner. Hearst, William Randolph, The heart of the hills, (New York, C. Scribner's Sons, ), also by John Fox (page images at HathiTrust) Hearst, William Randolph, The heroes: or Greek fairy tales for my children / (London: Phillip Lee Warner, ), also by Charles Kingsley, Russell W. Flint, and Riccardi Press. Book.

      John Randolph Hearst Dies Unexpectedly on Vacation Oakland Tribune, Thursday, Nov 13 , pg E3 St. Thomas, Virgin Is, Nov. 13 - John Randolph Hearst, son of the late publisher William Randolph Hearst, died unexpectedly today. He was Authorities said Hearst, assistant General manager of Hearst Newspapers, had apparently been in good : Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, .   In fact, the term "yellow journalism" was born from a rivalry between the two newspaper giants of the era: Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World and William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal.

        Early Life. Patty Hearst was born Patricia Campbell Hearst on Febru , in Los Angeles, California. She is the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, the famous 19th century newspaper.   I came across a simple recipe entitled William Randolph Hearst s Welsh Rarebit. In the book s introduction, Hearst s son William Randolph Hearst Jr. makes reference to the dish as he discusses his.


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"The large and in-charge William Randolph Hearst's flirtations with Hitler, Mussolini, William Randolph Hearst book Louis B. Mayer are documented in David Nasaw's utterly absorbing bio." Vanity Fair "The Chief is both an informative piece of scholarship and a pleasure to read."Cited by: William Randolph Hearst: The Life and Legacy of 20th Century America’s Most Influential Publisher by Charles River Editors and Dan Gallagher out of 5 stars 3.

The Chief is a well researched and excellent addition to the life of William Randolph Hearst who built the Hearst media empire.

This is not a Hearst can do no wrong type of biography and strikes a very balanced tone in assessing the Chief's successes and his by:   The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst David Nasaw pp, Gibson Square, £ I thought I knew everything there was to know about William Randolph : Guardian Staff.

William Randolph Hearst was one of the most colorful and important figures of turn-of-the-century America, a man who changed the face of American journalism and whose influence extends to the present day. Now, in William Randolph Hearst, Ben Procter gives us the most authoritative account of Hearst's extraordinary career in newspapers and politics/5.

William Randolph Hearst grew to manhood in the city of great expectations on the edge of the continent. He was a son of the West, or, more particularly, of Gold Rush San Francisco. The child and the city grew up together in the second half of the nineteenth century.

San Francisco's population in was nearly three times what it had been in Brand: HMH Books. William Randolph Hearst, –, American journalist and publisher, b. San Francisco. A flamboyant, highly controversial figure, Hearst was nonetheless an intelligent and extremely competent newspaperman.

During his lifetime he established a vast publishing empire that included 18 newspapers in 12 cities and 9 successful magazines. William Randolph Hearst was a larger-than-life figure who, for a time, controlled much of the U.S.

news media. Read about his rise and fall on :   Nasaw has written an excellent biography of publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst. Hearst's father George was a self-made man who made millions in the gold and silver mines of the West.

He also had been a Senator from California and had founded the San Francisco by: William Randolph Hearst started to build a fabulous estate on his ranchland overlooking the village of San Simeon in He called the estate "La Cuesta Encantada" - Spanish for The Enchanted Hill.

Bythe hilltop complex included a twin-towered main building, three sumptuous guesthouses, and acres of terraced gardens, fountains, and. Millicent Veronica Hearst (née Willson; J – December 5, ), was the wife of media tycoon William Randolph n was a vaudeville performer in New York City whom Hearst admired, and they married in The couple had five sons, but began to drift apart in the mids, when Millicent became tired of her husband's longtime affair with actress.

The Times We Had: Life with William Randolph Hearst by Marion Davies and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at William Randolph Hearst was a figure of Shakespearean proportions, a man of huge ambition, inflexible will, and inexhaustible energy.

He revolutionized the newspaper industry in America, becoming the most powerful media mogul the world had ever seen, and in the process earned himself the title of "most hated man in America" on four different in the second. Newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst died in at the age of The will made clear his feelings about his relatives.

None of his five children (all sons) was competent to run the : Mark Lacter. Get this from a library. The chief: the life of William Randolph Hearst. [David Nasaw] -- Describes the life of William Randolph Hearst, head of an American publishing empire by the s, strong political presence, and subject of the film "Citizen Kane.".

David Nasaw is chair of the doctoral program at the CUNY Graduate Center and author of a forthcoming biography of William Randolph Hearst. This piece is adapted from his book "Children of the City Author: David Nasaw.

William Randolph Hearst. Born: Apr Birthplace: San Francisco, CA Died: Aug Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Cypres. Father: George Hearst (mining magnate) Mother: Phoebe Apperson Wife: Millicent Veronica Willson (m.

) Son: George Randolph Hearst (b. d. ) Son: William Randolph Born: Critics generally agree that Citizen Kane’s protagonist, Charles Foster Kane, is based on William Randolph Hearst, who built a media empire in the late s and early s.

Though Citizen Kane is fiction, the number of parallels between Kane and Hearst make the connection between the two undeniable. William Randolph Hearst was born on Apin San Francisco.

William Randolph Hearst was a figure of Shakespearean proportions, a man of huge ambition, inflexible will, and inexhaustible energy. He revolutionized the newspaper industry in America, becoming the most powerful media mogul the world had ever seen, and in the process earned himself the title of "most hated man in America" on four different occasions.3/5(2).

Professor Ben Procter discussed his book, William Randolph Hearst: The Early Years,published by Oxford University was a colorful and important turn-of-the-century American. The book by Castle author Victoria Kastner called “Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House” Harry N.

Abrams Incorporated – William Randolph Hearst: The .William Randolph Hearst Jr. (Janu – ) was an American businessman and newspaper publisher.

He was the second son of the publisher William Randolph became editor-in-chief of Hearst Newspapers after the death of his father in He won a Pulitzer Prize for his interview with Soviet premier, Nikita Khrushchev, and associated Children: William Randolph Hearst III.

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