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William Randolph Hearst
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- Citizen Kane
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
 

- Miss Tabitha
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
 
William Randolph Hearst: Sir, you will be remembered as an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. You entered the publishing business in 1887, after taking control of The San Francisco Examiner from your father. Moving to New York City, you acquired The New York Journal and engaged in a bitter circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer's New York World that led to the creation of yellow journalism—sensationalized stories of dubious veracity. Acquiring more newspapers, your created a chain that numbered nearly 30 papers in major American cities at its peak. you later expanded to magazines, creating the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world. You ran twice elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, and ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of New York City in 1905 and 1909, for Governor of New York in 1906, and for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1910. Nonetheless, through your newspapers and magazines, you exercised enormous political influence, and was sometimes blamed for pushing public opinion with your yellow journalism type of reporting in the United States into a war with Spain in 1898.Your life story was a source of inspiration for the development of the lead character in Orson Welles' film Citizen Kane.Your mansion, Hearst Castle, near San Simeon, California, on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, was donated by the Hearst Corporation to the state of California in 1957, and is now a State Historical Monument and a National Historic Landmark, open for public tours. You formally named the estate La Cuesta Encantada ("The Enchanted Slope"), but you usually just called it "the ranch" happy 151st birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 

- elaine bailey
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 

- David Wend
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 
Happy Birthday
- Cindy
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 
On your 151st birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
 

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 3, 2014
 
RIP. I hope you & Marion have been reunited.
- LRo
 Added: Nov. 24, 2013
 

- R I P
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013
 
How much money did he leave??All of it!!
- molly gilpin
 Added: Oct. 12, 2013
 

- Liz
 Added: Oct. 12, 2013
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 30, 2013
 
William Randolph Hearst: Sir, you will be remembered as an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. You entered the publishing business in 1887, after taking control of The San Francisco Examiner from your father. Moving to New York City, you acquired The New York Journal and engaged in a bitter circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer's New York World that led to the creation of yellow journalism—sensationalized stories of dubious veracity. Acquiring more newspapers, your created a chain that numbered nearly 30 papers in major American cities at its peak. you later expanded to magazines, creating the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world. You ran twice elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, and ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of New York City in 1905 and 1909, for Governor of New York in 1906, and for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1910. Nonetheless, through your newspapers and magazines, you exercised enormous political influence, and was sometimes blamed for pushing public opinion with your yellow journalism type of reporting in the United States into a war with Spain in 1898.Your life story was a source of inspiration for the development of the lead character in Orson Welles' film Citizen Kane.Your mansion, Hearst Castle, near San Simeon, California, on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, was donated by the Hearst Corporation to the state of California in 1957, and is now a State Historical Monument and a National Historic Landmark, open for public tours. You formally named the estate La Cuesta Encantada ("The Enchanted Slope"), but you usually just called it "the ranch". may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Mike
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Bunny
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- R I P
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Cindy
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Derek SJ.
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 
For Marion.
- czgrammy
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
 

- Dyl River
 Added: Aug. 10, 2013
 

- Maggie
 Added: Jul. 31, 2013
 
Despite the slant on you and your life in Welles' "Citizen Kane", the world remembers you as our greatest newspaper baron, and the man who lived life to the fullest in San Simmeon with the woman he loved, who loved him as well.
- J.B.
 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
 
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: May. 24, 2013
 
William Randolph Hearst: Sir, you will be remembered as an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. You entered the publishing business in 1887, after taking control of The San Francisco Examiner from your father. Moving to New York City, you acquired The New York Journal and engaged in a bitter circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer's New York World that led to the creation of yellow journalism—sensationalized stories of dubious veracity. Acquiring more newspapers, your created a chain that numbered nearly 30 papers in major American cities at its peak. you later expanded to magazines, creating the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world. You ran twice elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, and ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of New York City in 1905 and 1909, for Governor of New York in 1906, and for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1910. Nonetheless, through your newspapers and magazines, you exercised enormous political influence, and was sometimes blamed for pushing public opinion with your yellow journalism type of reporting in the United States into a war with Spain in 1898.Your life story was a source of inspiration for the development of the lead character in Orson Welles' film Citizen Kane.Your mansion, Hearst Castle, near San Simeon, California, on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, was donated by the Hearst Corporation to the state of California in 1957, and is now a State Historical Monument and a National Historic Landmark, open for public tours. You formally named the estate La Cuesta Encantada ("The Enchanted Slope"), but you usually just called it "the ranch". Happy 150th birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 
Happy Birthday Chief! 150 years this day. You and I are almost exactly 100 years apart in birth (1 day separated). You were long gone by my arrival but you are an inspiration.
- Rick M.
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- Debi
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- elaine bailey
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- Cindy
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
 

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012
 

- Amanda Martin
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
 

- peggy
 Added: Oct. 4, 2012
 

- MFPS
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- Palm Springs Girl
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- Rose
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- Deadhead1988
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- czgrammy
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 
Weed is almost legal in many states.
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- Cindy
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- TheMysterian
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 
R.I.P.
- Danny Trahan
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 
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