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The magnificent Medills : the McCormick-Patterson dynasty : America's royal family of journalism during a century of turbulent splendor / Megan McKinney.

McKinney, Megan. (Author).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 070.5092 McKINNEY (Text) 34706001304114 Non-Fiction 000-099 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061782237 :
  • ISBN: 0061782238 :
  • Physical Description: xi, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-432) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 08/01/2011
LJ 07/01/2011
PW 06/20/2011
Kirkus 07/01/2011
Subject: Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899.
McCormick, Robert R. (Robert Rutherford), 1880-1955
Patterson, Eleanor Medill, 1881-1948.
Patterson, Alicia, 1906-1963.
Newspaper editors > United States > Biography.
Publishers and publishing > United States > Biography.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
Newspaper publishing > United States > History > 19th century.
Newspaper publishing > United States > History > 20th century.

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