This title examines the remarkable life of William Randolph Hearst and the building of his newspaper legacy. Readers will learn about Hearst's background and education, as well as his innovation of newspapers, his political pursuits, and the Hearst empire today. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Publishing Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.