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William Randolph Hearst

Business (29-Apr-1863 — 14-Aug-1951)


Lindsay Chaney; Michael Cieply. The Hearsts: Family and Empire: The Later Years. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1981. 410pp.

Ferdinand Lundberg. Imperial Hearst: A Social Biography. New York: Equinox Cooperative Press. 1936.

Ian Mugridge. The View from Xanadu: William Randolph Hearst and United States Foreign Policy. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1995. 220pp.

Ken Murray. The Golden Days of San Simeon. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1971.

David Nasaw. The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 2000. 687pp.

Ben Procter. William Randolph Hearst: The Early Years, 1863-1910. New York: Oxford University Press. 1998. 345pp.

W. A. Swanberg. Citizen Hearst. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1961. 555pp.

John Tebbel. The Life and Good Times of William Randolph Hearst. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1952. 386pp.

John Evangelist Walsh. Walking Shadows: Orson Welles, William Randolph Hearst, and Citizen Kane. University of Wisconsin Press/Popular Press. 2004. 301pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Congressional Biography [link]

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.631)

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.529)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.313)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.300)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.685)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.472)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.323)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.454)

  16. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.347-48)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.323)

  18. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.208-10)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.228)

  20. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.154)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.379)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.54)

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