Biography of william randolph hearst critics generally agree that citizen kane’s protagonist, charles foster kane, is based on william randolph hearst, who built a media empire in the late 1800 s and early 1900 s though citizen kane is fiction, the number of parallels between kane and hearst make the connection between the two undeniable. William randolph hearst was born on april 29, 1863, in san francisco, california to multimillionaire george hearst and phoebe apperson hearst hearst was an only child, and his mother adored and indulged him mother and son often traveled to europe while george stayed home to oversee his empire. William's mother, the cultured parent, took william on two art tours in europe before he was sixteen years old young hearst's journalistic career began in 1887, two years after his harvard expulsion.
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William randolph hearst was an american newspaper publisher read this biography to learn more about his childhood, profile, life and timeline.
William randolph hearst was born on april 19, 1863, san francisco to george hearst and phoebe apperson hearst his father was a millionaire he was a mining engineer and goldmine owner william was educated in private schools. William randolph hearst was the greatest newspaper baron in the history of the united states and is the person whom citizen kane (1941), widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, is primarily based on. Find out more about the history of william randolph hearst, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more at the end of his life, hearst still headed the.
Publishing magnate william randolph hearst (1863-1951) built his media empire after inheriting the san francisco examiner from his father he challenged new york world publisher joseph pulitzer by. Patty hearst has earned her net worth as an heiress and granddaughter of william randolph hearst an american publish patricia campbell hearst , now known as patricia campbell hearst shaw, is an american newspaper heiress, socialite, actress, kidnap victim, and convicted bank robber.
A tale of a life and background of william randolph hearst racism, greed, and politics built in san simeon, california by newspaper magnate william randolph hearst, casa grande, or hearst castle as it is now known, boasted. The item the chief : the life of william randolph hearst, david nasaw represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in indiana state library.
William randolph hearst, the man who conceived hearst castle, was a media genius whose influence extended to publishing, politics, hollywood, the art world and everyday american life his power and vision allowed him to pursue one of the most ambitious architectural endeavors in american history, the result of which can be seen in magnificent grounds and structures of hearst castle. Early life and career william randolph hearst dominated journalism for nearly a half century born in san francisco, california, on april 29, 1863, to george hearst and phoebe apperson hearst, young william was taught in private schools and on tours of europe. William randolph hearst dominated journalism for nearly a half century born in san francisco, california, on april 29, 1863, to george hearst and phoebe apperson hearst, young william was taught in private schools and on tours of europe.