No Ordinary Joe: A Life of Joseph Pulitzer III

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University of Missouri Press, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 359 pages
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"Examines that life and career of Joseph Pulitzer III, editor and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Pulitzer was the head of the Pulitzer Publishing Company, and he served as chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University for thirty-one years"--Provided by publisher.
 

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During his 38-year tenure as publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joseph Pulitzer III (1913 - 1993) steered the paper through the 20th century's most socially transformative events, holding fast ... Read full review

Contents

Growing Up
7
Harvard
22
Executive Apprentice
36
Wartime
51
Associate Editor
60
Succession
89
Michael Edgar Pulitzer
103
The Pulitzers and the Newhouses
117
Managing Editors
208
The Page
231
Running the Business
253
Patron of the Arts
270
Prizes and Principles
282
With Family and Friends
295
Giving Good Measure
312
Epilogue
323

J P IV Starting Out
136
The Family Fight
149
J P IV There Are No Dynasties
191

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