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The Colonel : the life and legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955

Author: Richard Norton Smith
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2003 ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

As editor-publisher of the ""Chicago Tribune"", Robert R. McCormick came to personify his city. Drawing on McCormack's personal papers and years of research, Robert Norton Smith has written the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Robert R McCormick; Robert R McCormick
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Norton Smith
ISBN: 0810120399 9780810120396
OCLC Number: 51752604
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
Description: xxiv, 597 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Splendid Monsters, 1823-1903. The House of Medill ; A Second Son ; Fitting In --
Bulldog, 1903-1918. Silk Stockings ; Into His Own ; The Wine of Death ; Kaiser Bill, Kaiser Will --
The World's Greatest Newspaperman, 1919-1932. "We Seem to Be Fighting All the Time" ; The Man in the Tower ; Hard Times --
The Fox and the Crow, 1933-1945. The Duel ; Undominated ; America First ; At War --
Some Private Sort of Greatness, 1945-1955. The Last Leaf on the Tree ; April Fool.
Responsibility: Richard Norton Smith.
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Richard Norton Smith is a delightful writer, and The Colonel sparkles from start to finish. This is a terrific book, full of insight and surprise, often funny, consistently fair, and as brimming with Read more...

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