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The Resource The chief, The Life of William Randolph Hearst, David Nasaw

The chief, The Life of William Randolph Hearst, David Nasaw

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The chief, The Life of William Randolph Hearst
Title
The chief
Title number
The Life of William Randolph Hearst
Statement of responsibility
David Nasaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David NASAw's magnificent, definitive biography of William Randolph Hearst is based on newly released private and business papers and interviews. For the first time, documentation of Hearst's interactions with Hitler, Mussolini, Churchill, and every American president from Grover Cleveland to Franklin Roosevelt, as well as with movie giants Louis B. Mayer, Jack Warner, and Irving Thalberg, completes the picture of this colossal American. Hearst, known to his staff as the Chief, was a man of prodigious appetites. By the 1930s, he controlled the largest publishing empire in the country, including twenty-eight newspapers, the Cosmopolitan Picture Studio, radio stations, and thirteen magazines. As the first practitioner of what is now known as synergy, Hearst used his media stronghold to achieve political power unprecedented in the industry. Americans followed his metamorphosis from populist to fierce opponent of Roosevelt and the New Deal, from citizen to congressman, and we are still fascinated today by the man characterized in the film classic CITIZEN KANE. In NASAw's portrait, questions about Hearst's relationships are addressed, including those about his mistress in his Harvard days, who lived with him for ten years; his legal wife, Millicent, a former showgirl and the mother of his five sons; and Marion Davies, his companion until death. Recently discovered correspondence with the architect of Hearst's world-famous estate, San Simeon, is augmented by taped interviews with the people who worked there and witnessed Hearst's extravagant entertaining, shedding light on the private life of a very public man
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Nasaw, David
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
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The chief, The Life of William Randolph Hearst, David Nasaw
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13391317
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524726
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13391317
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13391317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The chief, The Life of William Randolph Hearst, David Nasaw
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13391317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524726
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13391317
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13391317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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