Profile of the Day: William Randolph Hearst

Posted April 29, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

William Randolph Hearst

On April 29, 1863, American newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst was born in San Francisco, California. As the leading newspaper publisher of the late 19th century and early 20th century, Hearst exercised enormous political influence over the American public. Today his mansion, Hearst Castle, is now a California State Monument and widely popular tourist attraction.

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