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Citizen reporters : S. S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the magazine that rewrote America / Stephanie Gorton.

By: Gorton, Stephanie, 1984- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]Copyright date: ℗♭2020Edition: First editionDescription: xiv, 368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062796646; 006279664XSubject(s): McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949 | Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 | McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949 | Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 | McClure's magazine | Journalists -- United States -- Biography | Editors -- United States -- Biography | Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biographies. | History.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Citizen reporters
Contents:
Preface -- Prologue -- Part I: Origins. A country for youth -- Oildorado -- A Garibaldi type of mind -- Among the furies -- New York -- "I fall in love" -- Part II: Rise. The moving spirit of the time -- The uneasy woman -- Facts properly told -- The brilliant mind -- The gentleman reporter -- Big game -- You have the moon yet, ain't It? -- The Cleveland ogre -- Part III: Fall. The shame of S. S. McClure -- More sinister and painful -- The ear of the public -- A momentous decision -- Epilogue.
Summary: "A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure's and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm--and a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in America"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-349) and index.

Preface -- Prologue -- Part I: Origins. A country for youth -- Oildorado -- A Garibaldi type of mind -- Among the furies -- New York -- "I fall in love" -- Part II: Rise. The moving spirit of the time -- The uneasy woman -- Facts properly told -- The brilliant mind -- The gentleman reporter -- Big game -- You have the moon yet, ain't It? -- The Cleveland ogre -- Part III: Fall. The shame of S. S. McClure -- More sinister and painful -- The ear of the public -- A momentous decision -- Epilogue.

"A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure's and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm--and a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in America"-- Provided by publisher.

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