Mrs Smith Reads The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins, CBRIII #27

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Over a hundred years ago a battle was waged on the streets of New York City. The combatants were the publishers of New York’s daily papers and it was a fight for their lives. William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer and the other daily news publishers were handed a golden ticket to the arena on June 26, 1897, when a dismembered upper torso was found floating in the river by two boys playing around the docks on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins

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