Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
Chapter 1 | Citizen Hearst, Part 1
Explore the life of William Randolph Hearst, the pioneering media mogul and inspiration for Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane.
William Randolph Hearst was the first American media mogul.
A noted journalist, Joseph Pulitzer became a newspaper owner at age 25.
Marion Davies was the mistress of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Millicent Hearst was married to the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Unverified sensationalism was Hearst’s stock-in-trade.