Essays Tagged: "William Randolph Hearst"

Is the illegalization of marijuana valid?

ioner of the Federal Bureau ofNarcotics (FBN), and many other influential industrial leaderssuch as William Randolph Hearst and Andrew Mellon. Herernotes that the Marijuana Tax Act, which passed in 19 ... ,000 acres devoted to hempwill produce as much paper as 40,000 acres of average [forest]pulp land.' William Hearst owned enormous timber acreage so hisinterest in preventing the growth of hemp can be ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst was born into wealth. His father, George, was a manwho struck it rich in the ... her and also twenty years younger thanher husband. George was absent much of the time and therefore William was raised mostly byhis mother. William Randolph Hearst would eventually operate the world's ... the charges madeagainst him. With this, Hearst lost by about 58,000 votes out of almost 1,5000,000.William Randolph Hearst made one last attempt at mayor of New York in 1909but was once again unsucce ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

500 word essay on Spanish American War

hy and anger created by the "yellow journalism" that was propagated by the war between media moguls William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. The last reason was advocated by William Williams and W ... others including the destruction of the U.S.S Maine were amplified and exploited by the tabloids of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. The "yellow press" did such a good job of creating a so ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Was American entry into the Spanish American War justified?

d.In September, 1895, came the event which changed the course of the Cuban rebellion against Spain. William Randolph Hearst, a young man of 32 who had been operating the San Fransisco Examiner, purcha ...

(5 pages) 99 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A critical analysis of Orson Welles' masterpeice, "Citizen Kane."

ver finished. These various ambitions fail, and Kane dies a wealthy but spiritually broken man.When William Randolph Hearst (multimillionaire and media tycoon) got wind of what 25-year-old Orson Welle ...

(4 pages) 222 1 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


y thought did the explosion or who did the people want it to be. One of these newspaper tycoons was William Randolph Hearst. He took great advantages of the war and stretched the truth to the extreme. ... nvested in the tobacco plantations, and $50million in transportation.Our president at that time was William McCleain. He did not want to get in this war because he hated war. But when he did he decide ...

(4 pages) 127 4 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Heasrst Castle". In this report i talk about the history of the heasrst castle and talk about all the important events and facts about it.

.In 1862 he married Phoebe Apperson at age 41, and she was only 19. In 1863 they had their only son William Randolph Hearst. At age 44 he bought a 48,000 acre ranch called Piedra Blanca Ranch, and lat ... man.Phoebe HearstPhoebe Apperson Hearst owned most of California's silver mines. She gave birth to William Randolph Hearst on April 29, 1863. She and William toured European museums in 1873 for an en ...

(11 pages) 44 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The case for cannabis

made large operations unprofitable (Herer, p. 31). That wasn't all, other forces were at work, too.William Randolph Hearst, owner of Hearst Paper Manufacturing Division and printer of newspapers nati ... Medical Association (AMA) wasn't aware of this.When the real facts were brought to Congress by Dr. William Woodward, a physician as well as doctor for the AMA, he was denounced and dismissed by Harry ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Movie report On Citizen Kane

vie Citizen Kane. Welles was a revered ambitious and bold young man. He set out to show the life of William Randolph Hearst who was the publishing magnate at that time as the subject of his movieand t ... d that ruin his career bit by bit.The movie contained an unflattering portrayal of the media mogul, William Randolph Hearst's private life and that won Welles the best original Screenplay Academy Awar ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"William Randolph Hearst" (April 29, 1863 - August 14, 1951)

Education: At the age of 16, William Randolph Hearst was enrolled in St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. From 1982 to 19 ... ractical joke on his professors. His father then gave him the San Francisco Examiner.Personal Life: William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper magnate who was born in San Francisco, California. ... alifornia. His mother, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, was a schoolteacher from Missouri. At the age of 10, William toured Europe with his mother. At the age of 36, William began seeing Millicent Veronica Wil ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Media in Politics( cited and uses MLA style)

vides a brief account of "yellow journalism." Joseph Pulitzer, publisher of the New York World, and William Randolph Hearst, publisher of the New York Journal, battled each other for increased circula ...

(9 pages) 287 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Yellow Journalism and the Hearst Newspaper

The writings of William Randolph Hearst's newspaper The New York Journal had a profound effect on the American publi ... e real details of such events were rarely revealed.The man behind the Journal's initial success was William Randolph Hearst, who was born in San Francisco in 1863. Hearst began his journalism career i ... s published in the paper. The letter's contents were filled with insulting words about US President William McKinley, who had previously talked about the future of revolutionary Cuba in his State of t ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Citizen Kane"

of death.The script for "Citizen Kane" is a thinly disguised fictional biography of publishing king William Randolph Hearst, who was 76 years old when the movie came out in 1941. And, while Hearst was ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.2 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critique: Technological Innovations in "Citizen Kane" Directed by Orsen Welles.

ter Kane, a notable Newspaper tycoon, whose character is loosely based on the real life media baron William Randolph Hearst. This was Orson Welles first feature film which he was given complete freedo ...

(6 pages) 105 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Citizen Kane

tionary film techniques to portray a fictionalized story line that strikingly resembles the life of William Randolph Hearst, a powerful newspaper proprietor and publisher. The film draws remarkable pa ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Citizen Kane

ow money (Swanberg 88).What is "Citizen Kane" about? This is a thinly veiled account of the life of William Randolph Hearst. Welles' masterpiece carefully exploits Hearst the same way Hearst's papers ...

(13 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

How Sensationalism Affects Eve

he late 19th century in the form of ¡§Yellow Journalism¡¨. Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst competed viciously for readers of their respected newspapers. They both sens ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Spanish-American War

," ('Democratic Imperialism,' Joan Waugh's Gilded Age Homepage.) New York's two biggest publishers, William Randolph Hearst and Joeseph Pulitzer, picked up the cause of Cuba's revolution and used thei ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marijuana Should be Legal

anda machine was turned to full power.Anslinger created an alliance with American newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, and together sparked most of the misconceptions of the 'reefer madness' era ... sparked most of the misconceptions of the 'reefer madness' era. Thanks to the yellow journalism of William Randolph Hearst, the public's view of cannabis became distorted by such deceiving stories as ...

(6 pages) 29 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marketing Plan Phase 1

the 1930s, the timber industry considered cultivation of hemp as a threat and news papers owned by William Randolph Hearst began a smear campaign against hemp. Hugh Downs (1989) of ABC News stated "T ... wns (1989) of ABC News stated "To stifle the commercial threat that hemp posed to timber interests, William Randolph Hearst began referring to hemp in his newspapers by its Spanish name "marijuana"( 1 ...

(8 pages) 73 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing