The Press: Hearst Redivivus

Hearst is making money again. The greatest vegetable growth in publishing history—which William Randolph Hearst watered with his father's fortune, wrapped in his country's flag and dunged with an unerring taste for the lowest vulgar denominator—is once more full of sap, and blossoming with green and glossy banknotes. Soon the "Hearst empire" expects to be out of hock. From Maine to California last week came the evidence:

In California, 81-year-old Publisher Hearst had moved back into his feudal barony of San Simeon, which had been dark for three years. San Simeon was...

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