King: The Bullitts of Seattle and Their Communications Empire

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University of Washington Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 306 pages
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KING tells the dramatic story of how Dorothy Bullitt built a great company, King Broadcasting, and used it to influence the largest city of the Pacific Northwest. Starting in 1951 with a clumsy 15-minute news program, KING-TV soon added passionately committed journalists and gave them extraordinary freedom. KING's journalists attacked Seattle's powerful politicians, prodded its inept public agencies, and chided its provincial attitudes, winning a host of national awards in the process.

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When you think of Seattle, what come to mind may be airplanes (Boeing), coffee (Starbucks), or software (Microsoft). Now you can add broadcasting with this family saga of the Bullitts and the King ... Read full review

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