William Randolph Hearst

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United States newspaper publisher whose introduction of large headlines and sensational reporting changed American journalism (1863-1951)


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William Randolph Hearst sought to derail the movie, which portrayed the rise and fall of an obsessively controlling media mogul, but the film went on to win an Academy Award in 1942 for best original screenplay and is now considered one of the greatest American films.
William Randolph Hearst, nacido hace ciento cincuenta anos, un 29 de abril de 18O3, muere en 1951, y aparentemente su ultima palabra no fue "Rosebud".
William Randolph Hearst bought St Donat's Castle in 1925
Here's the bio in brief: She grew up in Manhattan as the only daughter of Anne Randolph Hearst, who was separating from Richard McChesney, Amanda Hearst's father, just before she was born.
William Randolph Hearst had been trying to get to the bottom of the story but when he happened to meet Ismay he just ignored him and brushed him off.
But the most Jewish thing about Citizen Kane is Citizen Kane: The titular newspaper tycoon and politician was notoriously based on the real-life publisher William Randolph Hearst.
Baffled police detectives also were challenged by the involvement of two battling media moguls, Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, who turned their high-profile case into big news.
The chapter house was shipped to California in pieces in the 1930s by William Randolph Hearst.
The San Francisco Examiner, edited by Patricia's father, Mr Randolph Hearst, offered a big reward for a black sect believed to be responsible for random killings of whites in San Francisco last week.
Citizen Kane, a thinly-disguised biography of press baron William Randolph Hearst, is the epic tale told in flashback as a reporter tries to discover why on his deathbed Kane uttered the single word.
THE TOPIC: History depicts William Randolph Hearst as a ruthless, controversial newspaperman.
The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst
William Randolph Hearst had a few "odd habits," Kenneth Whyte writes in a new biography of the newspaper publisher, The Uncrowned King (Counterpoint).
Because, while Lydia Hearst may be the new face, and body, of the latest range of Myla designer lingerie, she's also the great-granddaughter of American newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, who once owned St Donats Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan.
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