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Viewing Entry - The uncrowned king (AM14276)
by Whyte, Kenneth

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Overview

TitleThe uncrowned king : the sensational rise of William Randolph Hearst
Author / Responsible partyWhyte, Kenneth
CollectionNonfiction
GenreBiography.
TopicsBiography. Hearst, William Randolph, -- 1863-1951. Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century. Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherCNIB
Published[2014]

Summary

More than a century ago, William Randolph Hearst stormed the Manhattan publishing establishment and usurped Joseph Pulitzer as the dominant force in the most hotly contested newspaper market the world has ever seen. In three years, Hearst built the foundation of one of America's greatest media empires, yet his reputation as a journalist has always been haunted by allegations of sensationalism, self-promotion, warmongering, and outright fakery. Some descriptions of violence.

Additional Information

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System control numberAM14276
Original Print PublisherToronto : Random House Canada, 2008.
NarratorGerald Gibson.
Narrator NameGerald Gibson.
Participant or performer noteGerald Gibson.
Narrators GenderMale narrator
Contains Violent ContentGraphic Violence