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The Hearsts

Father and Son

by William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Author · Jack Casserly Contributor


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The founder of the largest U.S. media empire, William Randolph Hearst, Sr., changed the face of American journalism forever. Hearst, Jr., with coauthor Casserly, tells the family's story, from the gold-diggings of California to the present Hearst media empire. In a detailed, straight-forward, and earnest manner, the authors examine Hearst Sr.'s notorious brand of journalism, his contentious politics, his devotion to art, his obsession with San Simeon, and his complex love life. They also profile reporters and columnists who became stars of the Hearst newspapers.

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Blackstone Publishing
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (Author)

William Randolph Hearst, Jr., (1908-1993) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the editor-in-chief of Hearst Newspapers. He was the publisher of the New York Journal American and shared a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting on the So...

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Jack Casserly (Contributor)

Jack Casserly is an author and former foreign correspondent. He reported from some sixty countries, including Korea, Algeria, the Middle East, Latin America, and Vietnam. The author of ten books, Casserly was also a 1985 Harvard fellow at the Kenn...

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