The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955

The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955

by Richard Norton Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810120399

ISBN-13: 9780810120396

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

This is the acclaimed biography of a giant of American journalism. As editor-publisher of the Chicago Tribune, Robert R. McCormick came to personify his city. Drawing on McCormick's personal papers and years of research, Richard Norton Smith has written the definitive life of the towering figure known as The Colonel.
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Overview

This is the acclaimed biography of a giant of American journalism. As editor-publisher of the Chicago Tribune, Robert R. McCormick came to personify his city. Drawing on McCormick's personal papers and years of research, Richard Norton Smith has written the definitive life of the towering figure known as The Colonel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810120396
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations; Medills, Pattersons, McCormicks: a Partial Family Tree; Prologue: the Voice of America; I. Splendid Monsters, 1823-1903; II. Bulldog, 1903-1918; III. The World's Greatest Newspaperman, 1919-1932; IV. The Fox and the Crow, 1933-1945; V. Some Private Sort of Greatness, 1945-1955; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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