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The magnificent Medills : America's royal family of journalism during a century of turbulent splendor

著者: Megan McKinney
出版商: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
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The riveting story of the country's first media dynasty, the Medills of Chicago, whose power and influence shaped the story of American and American journalism for four generations.
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类型/形式: Biography
History
提及的人: Joseph Medill; Robert R McCormick; Eleanor Medill Patterson; Alicia Patterson; Joseph Medill; Robert Rutherford McCormick; Eleanor Medill Patterson; Alicia Patterson; Robert Rutherford McCormick; Joseph Medill; Alicia Patterson; Eleanor Medill Patterson
材料类型: 传记
文档类型 图书
所有的著者/提供者: Megan McKinney
ISBN: 9780061782237 0061782238
OCLC号码: 703206407
描述: xi, 448 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., geneal. table ; 24 cm.
内容: Preface --
Fertile soil --
The patriarch --
Joseph Medill and the making of the president 1860 --
The great Chicago fire : Mayor Medill's personal phoenix --
The worst two she-devils in all of Chicago --
The Medill sisters' upward scramble --
Cissy comes of age --
The male cousins : heirs, pawns, victims, survivors --
Cissy : debutante countess --
Dynasty in jeopardy --
The countess and her admirers --
World War I and the creation of Colonel Robert R. McCormick --
The Jazz Age collides with The Chicago tribune --
The rise of the New York daily news : love, sex, money and murder --
The Cartier life --
The colonel of Chicagoland --
The editor wore emeralds : Mrs. Eleanor Medill Patterson's Washington herald --
Alicia Patterson, surrogate son --
The bittersweet revenge of Alicia's Newsday --
Hubris : FDR and the McCormick-Patterson axis --
The cousins in winter --
Epilogue: after the Medill century.
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