Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
Millicent Hearst was married to the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst. She met W.R. in New York City in 1896, when he was 33 and she was a 16-year-old showgirl.
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.
Watch a preview of Part One of Citizen Hearst.
Unverified sensationalism was Hearst’s stock-in-trade.