The Press: No. 2 Brother

When William Randolph Hearst died two years ago, the editorial management of his 16-newspaper empire went to his son and namesake, Bill Jr. The other four brothers were scattered throughout the empire in important executive posts. Last week Bill Hearst's Manhattan headquarters announced that his younger brother Randolph, 37, was retiring as publisher of the San Francisco Call-Bulletin to step into the No. 2 spot in the chain. Randy's title: president of Hearst Publishing Co., Inc. and assistant general manager, Hearst Newspapers, i.e., boss of Hearst papers in the West.


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