The Magnificent Medills
The riveting story of the country's first media dynasty, the Medills of Chicago, whose power and influence shaped the story of American and American journalism for four generations.
America's royal family of journalism during a century of turbulent splendor
Fertile soil -- The patriarch -- Joseph Medill and the making of the president (1860) -- The great Chicago fire : Mayor Medill's personal phoenix -- The worst two she-devils in all of Chicago -- The Medill sisters' upward scramble -- Cissy comes of age -- The male cousins : heirs, pawns, victims, survivors -- Cissy : debutante countess -- Dynasty in jeopardy -- The countess and her admirers -- World War I and the creation of Colonel Robert R. McCormick -- The Jazz Age collides with The Chicago tribune -- The rise of the New York daily news : love, sex, money and murder -- The Cartier life -- The colonel of Chicagoland -- The editor wore emeralds : Mrs. Eleanor Medill Patterson's Washington herald -- Alicia Patterson, surrogate son -- The bittersweet revenge of Alicia's Newsday -- Hubris : FDR and the McCormick-Patterson axis -- The cousins in winter -- Epilogue : after the Medill century.
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