The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955
Northwestern University Press, Feb 19, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 640 pages
This is the acclaimed biography of a giant of American journalism. As editor-publisher of the Chicago Tribune, Robert R. McCormick came to personify his city. Drawing on McCormick's personal papers and years of research, Richard Norton Smith has written the definitive life of the towering figure known as The Colonel.
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The Colonel: the life and legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Robert R. McCormick, longtime owner and editor of the Chicago Tribune during the first half of this century, makes today's media barons seem bland. The likes of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch could ... Read full review
Review: The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955User Review - Eric Miller - Goodreads
Another biography.... Europe extends to the Alleghenies, America lies beyond. What a complicated man this McCormick was! Just visit the Tribune Tower in Chicago and you'll get some sense of it ... Read full review