The Press: Gannett Foundation

Ten years ago when he was approaching 63, William Randolph Hearst began integrating his $220,000,000 empire of 28 newspapers, 13 magazines, eight radio stations, two cinema companies and vast real estate holdings for current business reasons and so that it should be more wieldy for his heirs and executors. Last week Hearst profits were examined by such divergent publications as FORTUNE* and the New Masses, but nowhere could anyone read what Publisher Hearst intends shall become of his empire after his death. On that point even his lawyer and grand vizier, San...

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