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Joseph Pulitzer: his life & letters

Author: Don Carlos Seitz
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1924.
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Book Description: The story of Pulitzer, American journalist and publisher, who created along with William Randolph Hearst a new and controversial type of journalism. Pulitzer saw himself as a crusader on the side of people and a spokesman for democracy. He supported labor, attacked trusts and monopolies, and revealed political corruption. When journalism was not a respectable way of earning one's living, Pulitzer  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seitz, Don Carlos, 1862-1935.
Joseph Pulitzer, his life & letters.
New York, Simon & Schuster, 1924
(OCoLC)652326678
Named Person: Joseph Pulitzer; Joseph Pulitzer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Carlos Seitz
OCLC Number: 635286
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, vii-xii pages, 1 leaf, 478 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (map) plates, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
1: Characteristics --
2: Birth and beginnings --
3: St Louis --
4: Post-dispatch --
5: Old "world" --
6: New "world" --
7: Day's work --
8: Venezuela affair --
9: Bryanism --
10: War with Spain --
11: Parker-Roosevelt campaign --
12: Insurance reform --
13: Rooseveltism --
14: Last campaign --
15: Panama prosecution --
16: Last years --
17: Methods --
18: Benefactions --
Genealogical table --
Index.
Responsibility: by Don C. Seitz ...

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Book Description: The story of Pulitzer, American journalist and publisher, who created along with William Randolph Hearst a new and controversial type of journalism. Pulitzer saw himself as a crusader on the side of people and a spokesman for democracy. He supported labor, attacked trusts and monopolies, and revealed political corruption. When journalism was not a respectable way of earning one's living, Pulitzer was committed to raising the standards of the profession. He was the founder of Pulitzer Prizes, today considered to be the most prestigious prize in American journalism.

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