William Randolph Hearst: Newspaper Magnate

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title examines the remarkable life of William Randolph Hearst and the building of his newspaper legacy. Readers will learn about Hearst's background and education, as well as his innovation of newspapers, his political pursuits, and the Hearst empire today. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
  

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Contents

A Stolen Election
6
Boomtown Boy
16
Monarch of the Dailies
25
Newspaper Wars
32
Running for Office
44
Questions of Loyalty
54
New and Old Alliances
64
Trials of the Thirties
74
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Additional Resources
102
Glossary
104
Source Notes
106
Index
108
About the Author
112
Copyright

A Complicated Legacy
86

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