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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Origins and growth of the company's public spirit and follows KING's coverage of many fascinating stories of postwar Seattle, including McCarthyism in Seattle politics; Bullitt family friendships with Senators Henry Jackson and Warren Magnuson; the rise and fall of Republican Party leader Charles O. Carroll; the assassination of civil rights leader Edwin Pratt; the mayoral campaign of KING commentator Charles Royer; and the secret struggle within the Seattle news media.

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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

About the author (1996)

Onoto Watanna (pen name for Winnifred Eaton) was a popular writer of American romance novels. Daughter of a Chinese mother and English father, she used her own mixed heritage to explore diverse social issues and exploited the Orientalist fantasies of her readership to become a best-selling author. Samina Najmi is visiting assistant professor in English at Wheaton College and has written extensively on women and race in Asian American literature.

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